Video – Author Tony Macaulay Reads from Breadboy

Watch video featuring the Belfast author reading from the follow-up to his tremendously successful 2010 memoir, Paperboy

Belfast author Tony Macaulay's 2010 debut Paperboy was a rip-roaring comic memoir set in and around the Shankill Road in west Belfast, where Macaulay was born, rared and regularly commended for his exemplary customer service record.

Detailing his travels around the neighbourhood as one of Belfast's most hard-working paperboys, the book's film rights were optioned the day before it was published.

Featuring larger-than-life local characters, as much black Belfast humour as it's 300-odd pages could contain, and a keen sense of the surreal, Paperboy provided a snapshot of life in 1970s Belfast, when the Bay City Rollers were top of the charts and the Troubles raged across the city.

On Thursday, March 14 between 6 – 8pm at Eason's bookstore in central Belfast, Macaulay launches his eagerly-awaited follow-up, Breadboy, which sees his younger self a little older, a little wiser, and little hairer. Watch the video below to hear Macaulay read an extract from the book.