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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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An Evening With Colum McCann
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attended Oct 08 2010

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.

Pauline O'Hare

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attended Oct 08 2010

For fans of his writing, especially Let the Great World Spin, a delightful experience to hear readings and commentary in his wonderful voice.

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 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.

<em>As You Like It</em> Forrest Gander and Javier Zamora: O. B. Hardison Poetry Series <em>We Wear the Masks</em> Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>The Displaced</em> <em>Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big</em> Monster Jam <em>Copenhagen</em> Chris Kattan AMSOIL Arenacross <em>Treasure Island</em>