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Alan Hollinghurst, “The Line of Beauty,” 2005

Pride Month Special Podcast

Alan Hollinghurst, in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky, recorded on October 18, 2005 in the KPFA studios during the tour for the trade paperback edition of “The Line of Beauty,” which won the 2005 Booker Prize for Fiction.

Earlier novels by Alan Hollinghurst include his breakthrough novel, The Swimming Pool Library, along with The Folding Star and The Spell. The Line of Beauty became an acclaimed television miniseries in 2006 (and was being filmed at the time of the interview) starring Dan Stevens, and is currently streaming only in England.

A second interview, recorded in 2011 while Alan Hollinghurst was touring for his novel, The Stranger’s Child, longlisted for the Booker, will be posted at a later date. His latest novel, The Sparshot Affair, was published in 2017.