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Brooklyn: A Novel
by Colm Toibin
Colm Tóibín’s New York Times bestselling novel—now an acclaimed film starring Saoirse Ronan and Jim Broadbent nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture—is “a moving, deeply satisfying read” (Entertainment Weekly) about a young Irish immigrant in Brooklyn in the early 1950s. “One of the most unforgettable...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Nora Webster: A Novel
by Colm Toibin
From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review ) about a fiercely compelling young widow navigating grief, fear, and longing, and finding her own voice—“heartrendingly transcendant” ( The New York Times , Janet...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Master
by Colm Toibin
“Colm Tóibín’s beautiful, subtle illumination of Henry James’s inner life” ( The New York Times ) captures the loneliness and hope of a master of psychological subtlety whose forays into intimacy inevitably fail those he tried to love. Beautiful and profoundly moving, The Master tells the story of Henry James, a man born into...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Blackwater Lightship
by Colm Toibin
It is Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen, her mother Lily, and her grandmother Dora have come together, after a decade of estrangement, to tend to Helen's beloved brother, Declan, who is dying of AIDS. Under the crumbling roof of Dora's old house, Declan's two friends join the women as each waits for the end. The six of them, from...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; LGBT Fiction; Literary Fiction
Mothers and Sons: Stories
by Colm Toibin
Each of the nine stories in this beautifully written, intensely intimate collection centers on a transformative moment that alters the delicate balance of power between mother and son, or changes the way they perceive one another. With exquisite grace and eloquence, Tóibín writes of men and women bound by convention, by unspoken...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
The Testament of Mary
by Colm Toibin
PROVOCATIVE, HAUNTING AND INDELIBLE, Colm Tóibín’s portrait of Mary presents her as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation of Christianity. In the ancient town of Ephesus, Mary lives alone, years after her son’s crucifixion. She has no...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; All Religious Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families
by Colm Toibin
In a brilliant, nuanced and wholly original collection of essays, the novelist and critic Colm Tóibín explores the relationships of writers to their families and their work. From Jane Austen’s aunts to Tennessee Williams’s mentally ill sister, the impact of intimate family dynamics can be seen in many of literature’s greatest...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
The South: A Novel
by Colm Toibin
In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland for Barcelona, determined to escape her family and become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and begins to build a life with him. But Katherine cannot escape her past, as Michael Graves, a fellow Irish émigré in Spain, forces her to reexamine all...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Empty Family: Stories
by Colm Toibin
Colm Tóibín’s exquisitely written new stories, set in present-day Ireland, 1970s Spain and nineteenthcentury England, are about people linked by love, loneliness and desire. Tóibín is a master at portraying mute emotion, intense intimacies that remain unacknowledged or unspoken. In this stunning collection, he cements his status...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Lady Gregory's Toothbrush
by Colm Toibin
‘It is the battle between those who use a toothbrush and those who don’t.’ So wrote Augusta Gregory to W.B. Yeats; she was referring to the riots at the Abbey Theatre over The Playboy of the Western World, and she knew which side she was on. In this remarkable biographical essay, Colm Toíbín examines the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs
The Story of the Night: A Novel
by Colm Toibin
From the award-winning author of Brooklyn and The Master , a powerful, brave, and moving novel set in Argentina. In Argentina, in the time of the Generals, the streets are empty at night, and people have trained themselves not to see. Richard Garay lives with his mother, hiding his sexuality from her and from society. Stifled by his...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; LGBT Fiction; Literary Fiction
Synge: A Celebration
by Colm Toibin
A collection of pieces by contemporary Irish authors on John Milington Synge, from arguement to homage, from the school-room to the stage. Contributors: Sebastian Barry, Marina Carr, Anthony Cronin, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Hugo Hamilton, Joseph O'Connor, Mary O'Malley, Fintan O'Toole, Colm Toibin, Vincent Woods.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Drama
House of Names: A Novel
by Colm Toibin
From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra—spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling—and her children. “I have been acquainted with the smell of death.” So begins Clytemnestra’s tale of her own life in ancient...
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Categories: Classic Fiction; Literary Fiction
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