Artistic Licence

Sexuality takes a back seat

2nd October, 2010
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Some months back, I interviewed the Irish author Emma Donoghue about her Booker-shortlisted novel, Room.

As we sat talking in Brooks Hotel in Dublin about the book, it was a good while before we got around to talking about her less than traditional family structure.

Donoghue lives in Canada with her female partner, Chris, and their two children, who were conceived with the help of two Canadian fertility clinics. In the printed interview, the topic...

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