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Colm Toibin

Colm Toibin
Photo by Steve Pyke

Colm Tóibín is the award-winning author of six internationally acclaimed novels, most recently The Blackwater Lightship, 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. Tóibín's most recent collection of short fiction is The Empty Family. His previous book of short fiction was the #1 national bestseller Mothers and Sons. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.

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