Colm Tóibín

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Colm Tóibín is an Irish novelist and a professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He has been nominated several times for the Man Booker Prize.

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In his novel House of Names, Colm Tóibín finds, in adapting Greek tragedy, a home for all of his old concerns and room for new ones, too.

Colm Tóibín: House of Names

In his novel House of Names, Colm Tóibín finds, in adapting Greek tragedy, a home for all of his old concerns and room for new ones, too.

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Colm Tóibín discusses his deeply personal story of a provincial Irishwoman who sets aside motherhood to grapple with grief.

Colm Tóibín: Nora Webster

Colm Tóibín discusses his deeply personal story of a provincial Irishwoman who sets aside motherhood to grapple with grief.

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Colm Tóibín candidly describes the inspirations for the stories in his first collection.

Colm Tóibín: Mothers and Sons

Colm Tóibín candidly describes the inspirations for the stories in his first collection.

from Bookworm

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