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“Free Ride” in Dublin

I’m thrilled to be going to Dublin in late January to talk about “Free Ride.” On January 24, at 6:30pm, I will give a talk at Hodges Figgis – the kind of cool, old Dublin bookstore where every writer dreams of speaking. The next day I will speak at the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland’s “Digital Biscuit” conference, where I will appear with Bill Whelan. (I have to confess that I don’t quite get the title, but this seems like a great event.) Later that afternoon, I will address the Institute of International and European Affairs at 1pm. If you can come to any of these events, please say hello.



  • If you are interested in writing about Free Ride or arranging an interview, please contact Kristen Gastler at Doubleday in the U.S. or Clara Womersley at Bodley Head in the U.K. If you are interested in booking me as a speaker, you can find more information here. If you want a picture or bio, you can find it here. The easiest way to reach me is by email.

What people are saying

"A wonderfully clear-eyed account of this colossal struggle over the future of our cultural lives."
—Bill Keller, New York Times

"A book that should change the debate about the future of culture."
—New York Times Book Review

“A timely and impressive book.”

A “smart, caustic tour of the modern culture industry.”


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Hodges Figgis bookstore
6:30pm, January 24
Dublin, Ireland

Digital Biscuit conference
11:15am, January 25
With Bill Whelan
Dublin, Ireland

Institute of International and European Affairs
1pm, January 25
Dublin, Ireland


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