Roddy Doyle is the author of twelve novels, including The Snapper, The Woman Who Walked Into Doors, Love, and Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, for which he won the Booker Prize in 1993. He has written two collections of short stories, eight books for children, a memoir of his parents, three collections of his Two Pints dialogues, and Charlie Savage. He co-wrote the Second Half, with Roy Keane. He has also written for the stage, most recently Two Pints and The Snapper. His screenplays include The Commitments (co-written with Dick Clement and Ian LeFrenais) and, most recently, Rosie. His latest book, a collection of stories called Life Without Children, will be published in October. He lives and works in Dublin.