Episode 12: Paul McGrath’s autobiography, Back from the Brink, is one of the most shockingly honest sports books ever written. McGrath’s ghost writer, Vincent Hogan, recounts the challenging and cathartic process that delivered a masterpiece.
Paul McGrath, is one of Ireland’s most beloved personalities. He risked his reputation and standing in society by writing his shockingly honest autobiography, Back from the Brink. The journey was both challenging and cathartic for McGrath. But it weighed almost as heavily on his ghost writer, Vincent Hogan. In this episode Vincent recounts the process and challenges in delivering a masterpiece that ultimately enhanced the admiration and respect with which Paul McGrath is revered.