Colm Toibin on Brooklyn

105 minutesPG

Mon
Jun 19
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Man Booker prize nominee Colm Tóibín (The Master, Nora Webster) recounts the experience of witnessing his much-loved novel Brooklyn adapted for the screen by fellow author Nick Hornby, which resulted in one of the biggest art-house hits of 2015.

This event is a part of Books on Film.

talksEducationLiterary Interest
Guest
Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning author. His novels include The Master — winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Le prix du meilleur livre étranger, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction — and Brooklyn, winner of the Costa Novel Award. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.

Guest
Eleanor Wachtel

Eleanor Wachtel is the host and co-founder of CBC Radio's Writers & Company, now in its 26th season. She also co-founded and hosts Wachtel on the Arts on IDEAS. Her most recent books are Random Illuminations, which won the Independent Publisher Book Award, and The Best of Writers & Company. Wachtel has received many honours for her contributions to Canadian cultural life including eight honorary degrees and Officer of the Order of Canada.