Colm Tóibín is one of the most revered novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and short story authors of our time. His “writing is the literary equivalent of slow cuisine…he uses only the purest literary ingredients” (NPR). He has been shortlisted twice for the Man Booker Prize and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for his novel The Master.

Hear his thoughts on contemporary Irish culture, drawing from his childhood in Ireland, the work of his peers, and his own prolific writings.

This event is part of the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures.

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To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.



Above:  Image courtesy of Brigitte Lacombe.