Colm Toibin coming to Glucskman House.

Next week at Glucksman Ireland House NYU: Colm Tóibín reads from Brooklyn Thursday, February 18th at 7pm Glucksman Ireland House NYU Recently named winner of Britain’s distinguished Costa Novel Award (formerly the Whitbread Prize), Colm Tóibín will read from his emigrant saga Brooklyn, the “poised, quiet and incrementally shattering” story about a young Irishwoman in the 1950s caught between a new life in New York and the pull of her homeland. Colm Tóibín is the author of five novels, including The Blackwater Lightship and The Master, both shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and a collection of stories, Mothers and Sons. He is a regular contributor to the London Review of Books and the New York Review of Books; he has been a visiting professor at the University of Texas at Austin, at Stanford University, and at Princeton University. Free admission to Members of Glucksman Ireland House and to all students/faculty with a valid NYU I.D. card. For non-members: $10 donation at the door for the general event series. In order to ensure a seat at events, please RSVP to 212-998-3950 (option 3) or email ireland.house@nyu.edu.

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