An Evening With Colum McCann: Irish-Born Author Speaks at Folger Theatre
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A most enjoyable event. Colum's reading was sincere, entertaining and his voice as delightful to the ear as to the mind. He was generous with his time on stage and at the delicious reception and book signing that followed.
Irish-born author Colum McCann is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Let the Great World Spin (winner of the National Book Award), Zoli, Dancer, This Side of Brightness, and Songdogs, as well as two critically acclaimed story collections. His fiction has been published in thirty languages and he has been a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, among others. His short film Everything in This Country Must was a 2005 Oscar nominee. He teaches at Hunter College and lives in New York City with his wife and children.
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