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.


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...

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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