Colm Toibin
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The Best Books of 2014: Fiction
7 Jan 2015 // 8:28 PM

From postmodern latticework narratives to Booker prize winning epics, 2014 offers numerous fictional tales worthy of adding to your bookshelf.

//Reviews

One of Ireland's Greatest Living Writers Hits Another Home Run With 'Nora Webster'
22 Dec 2014 // 4:00 AM

Colm Toibin's latest literary outing is like a complex Persian rug: the reader must work to notice and appreciate the patterns.

Keeping the Faith: Colm Toibin's 'New Ways to Kill Your Mother'
16 Jul 2012 // 5:10 PM

Samuel Beckett thought his sentences were "turds". Thomas Mann lusted after his own adolescent son. All this, and more in Colm Toibin's scintillating book of essays...

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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