Colm Tóibín is the author of nine novels including The Blackwater Lightship; The Master, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Brooklyn, winner of the Costa Book Award; The Testament of Mary; and Nora Webster; as well as two story collections; and, most recently, Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know, a look at three 19th century Irish authors. He is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. Three times shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Tóibín lives in Dublin and New York. His latest novel, House of Names, was published in 2017.
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