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O'Hagan, Andrew 1968-

Works: 59 works in 342 publications in 15 languages and 7,504 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biographical fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PR6065.H18, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Andrew O'Hagan
Be near me by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The uneasy friendship between an English priest and a pair of teenagers kindles the smoldering hatreds of a working-class Scottish town and forces a reckoning with the gathered tensions of past and present." From the bookjacket
The life and opinions of Maf the dog, and of his friend Marilyn Monroe by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This story] is about Marilyn Monroe- voiced by her dog, Mafia Honey, or "Maf," for short. Maf is, naturally, versed in the classics, and as he and his owner spend time with such notables as Natalie Wood, Frank Sinatra, and JFK, he offers erudite commentary, sometimes in dialogue with other dogs, on such subjects as interior decorating, celebrity, authenticity, religion, and death. The strangeness of the scenario becomes more sensible as the book goes on. Maf's riffs on the way people project their thoughts and feelings onto dogs suggest the way they view celebrities, and O'Hagan ornaments his wry humor with sparkling gems of prose.-Booklist review
The illuminations by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British army captain whose artistic pioneer grandmother lived an illusory life to cope with hardships begins transforming his own sense of reality in the aftermath of a mission gone wrong before confronting a mystery from his family's past
Our fathers by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

57 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on three generations of Scottish men. They are an idealistic civil servant who created affordable housing in Glasgow, his good-for-nothing son, and the sensitive grandson, a journalist who stays with him as he dies
Personality by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreaming of the day she can escape her Italian immigrant family, Maria Tambini wins a singing contest and is whisked into instant stardom, a situation that forces her into a confrontation with the celebrity lifestyle
The Atlantic Ocean : reports from Britain and America by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A brilliant essayist, [O'Hagan] constructs sentences that pierce like pinpricks." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review For more than two decades, Andrew O'Hagan has been publishing celebrated essays on both sides of the Atlantic. The Atlantic Ocean highlights the best of his clear-eyed, brilliant work, including his first published essay, a reminiscence of his working-class Scottish upbringing; an extraordinary piece about the lives of two soldiers, one English, one American, both of whom died in Iraq on May 2, 2005; and a piercing examination of the life of William Styron. O'Hagan's subjects range from the rise of the tabloids to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, from the trajectory of the Beatles to the impossibility of not fancying Marilyn Monroe. The Atlantic Ocean -- an engrossing and important collection
A night out with Robert Burns : the greatest poems by Robert Burns( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Scots and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a Burns collection like no other: a reader's edition, made for the pleasure of reading. Novelist and Scottish essayist Andrew O'Hagan comes into company with the poet who has mattered most to him in his writing life. He selects the poems for the reader, and converses with the work, offering fragments and distilled commentary of his own. The effect is explosive, giving us Robert Burns at his very best - a political Burns, a poet who can name hypocrisy and intolerance, and point directly to the human heart
The Atlantic Ocean : essays on Britain and America by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he grew up, Andrew O'Hagan witnessed the decline of Britain and the rise of America, the end of British industry and the rise of Blair and the tabloids. This collection of essays tells the story of that period in our cultural and political life. Through the reported essays that first made O'Hagan's name, it is a book filled both with personal story and the power of documentary witness. Opening with a major personal piece examining the journey of Britain and America since the closing of the Thatcher years, it concludes with a piece of reportage telling the story of a British and an American soldier who died in Iraq on the same day in 2006
Be near me by Andrew O'Hagan( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Scottish parish, an English priest is stalked by the fear of scandal, class hatred and lost ideals. Over the Spring and Summer of 2003, Father David becomes friends with two young people, Mark and Lisa: by the year's end his life is the focus of public hysteria. As he looks back to his childhood, and to Oxford in the fever of student revolt, Father David begins to reconsider the central events of his life, and to see what may have happened to the political hopes of his generation. Meanwhile, religious warfare breaks out on his doorstep
The weekenders : adventures in Calcutta( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Familie Schneider by Gregor Schneider( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talks about artist Gregor Schneider's extension of the original work, a document and exploration of Schneider's obsession with repression, reproduction, and repetition in images and text. Internationally renowned for his unnerving presentation of normality, Schneider's medium is the room - kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, and cellar
The missing by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persoonlijk getint verslag over verdwijningen van mensen die spoorloos blijven of vermoord worden teruggevonden, zoals James Bulger en de slachtoffers van het echtpaar West
The illuminations : a novel by Andrew O'Hagan( Recording )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An arresting story of myth and memory from an acclaimed British novelist
The end of British farming by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researched largely during 2000, but brought up-to-date in the context of the foot-and-mouth crisis, this sympathetic survey of British farming highlights the problems that beset the industry and concludes that farming is in a state of serious decline
Jack Kerouac by Dave Stewart( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Kerouac, cult writer of the Beat generation, remains an American icon. This documentary focuses on the 63 days he spent as a fire warden in Washington State where he used the time to gather material for his second book. Examining the time through photos and the commentary of those who knew him, the program illuminates Kerouac's literary style, while detailing his later downward spiral into alcoholism
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of John Grimes, a young man living in Harlem in the 1930's. His relationship with his strict preacher-father, Gabriel, who moved from the South to escape his past, is the central focus of this compelling drama
New writing 11 by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret life by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the award-winning author of The Illuminations, a significant and timely work of non-fiction by one of the most important writers of his generation. Julian Assange, a man who, five years ago, seemed to herald a new, enlightened form of democracy--until, that is, the apparent heroism of WikiLeaks became compromised by his hubris and paranoia. Satoshi Nakamoto, another man who radically reshaped the business of information and secrecy on a global scale. He is known as the elusive inventor of Bitcoin, but who is the real Satoshi--a lone wolf or a collective of individuals with the talent to reimagine the financial wheel? And Ronald Pinn, a man who does not exist at all, except in the furthest, darkest reaches of O'Hagan's internet use. Driven by an interest in the ease with which it is possible to create an identity in an online world, O'Hagan journeys into the dark web where everything--sex, drugs, guns--is for sale. The Secret Life is about these elusive individuals, written in three individual yet deeply connected essays. It is a dazzling book about the porousness between genius and madness, between fact and fiction. It is about nothing less than modern personality in the digital age."--
Bad character : a tribute to Mary-Kay Wilmers( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret life : three true stories of the digital age by Andrew O'Hagan( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Andrew O'Hagan Brits schrijver

Andrew O'Hagan schottischer Autor

Andrew O'Hagan Scottish novelist, journalist, academic

오헤이건, 앤드루 1968-

オヘイガン, アンドリュー

The life and opinions of Maf the dog, and of his friend Marilyn MonroeOur fathersPersonalityA night out with Robert Burns : the greatest poemsThe Atlantic Ocean : essays on Britain and AmericaBe near meThe weekenders : adventures in CalcuttaDie Familie Schneider