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Colm Toibin

The conversation between Colm Tóibín and Richard Ford was moderated by Synne Rifbjerg as part of the Louisiana Literature festival at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, in August 2015.
  Read the review here     Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides This contemporary American epic, which won the Pulitzer Prize, recounts
For Mother's Day, we've collected these beautiful and moving stories of mothers--their delights and their struggles. With memorable and colorful characters, they explore the unique journeys of female characters through life as parents and professionals, lovers and leaders.
The award-winning Irish writer Colm Tóibín here shares his meticulous approach to writing, and how a novel can begin with
We will be taking the opportunity to revisit some incredible books by Irish authors, from enduring classics to powerful memoirs to contemporary novels that are taking the literary world by storm. So take your pick and spend this March 17th celebrating Ireland through the written word.
Every immigrant experience -- be it Mexican, Italian or Syrian -- is both the journey to an unfamiliar place and a pining for home. Colm Tóibín beautifully captures this experience in his novel Brooklyn, which tells the story of Eilis Lacey.
If you want a reminder of what America has always been about, and may be in danger of losing, you should watch Brooklyn. You may have to wait now for it to arrive via video on demand or DVD, but it's worth the wait.
From Colm Tóibín's novel to Nick Hornby's script, the movie shines.
Saoirse Ronan joined director John Crowley and producer Finola Dwyer for a discussion of the film Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin's beloved novel. Ronan stars as Eilis Lacey, a young woman who comes to America from Ireland.
Watch as the award-winning Irish writer Colm Tóibín shares his thoughts on Giacometti's iconic 'Homme qui marche'. A timeless
Several times a gritty McKenna makes clear that the history she is relating comes from Mary's own eyes, her own experiences
The news that The Testament of Mary would close on Sunday hung in the air for Friday evening's performance, more prominently
Apprehensive is an understatement. Walking into see "The Testament of Mary," I had no idea what to expect; however, there are not enough adjectives to describe the energy and beauty with which this one-woman monologue unfolds on the stage of the Walter Kerr Theatre.
This enraged and grieving mother Mary grabs us by the throat and demands that we listen to the story that she has been preordained to tell.
Roman Catholic protesters stood across the street from the Walter Kerr theater as the play began previews in March, chanting
Toibin's Mary is long widowed, illiterate, handy with a knife. She doesn't think Jesus' death was "worth it." She dwells
I'm excited to provide a forum for some of the most talented, and passionate people I know to tell their stories of building businesses through partnerships with other Brooklyn-based companies.
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