Colm Tóibín on Liverpool, Brooklyn and using memories in his work

Posted on: 31 October 2016 by Lisa in 2016 posts

Colm Tóibín portrait photo.

Celebrated writer Colm Tóibín kicked off the final day of our inaugural Liverpool Literary Festival 2016. Find out his thoughts on Liverpool, his novel 'Brooklyn' and how he pieces together his work, in this exclusive video interview.


Colm Tóibín at Liverpool Literary Festival 2016

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Anne Jones
Date: 25 November 2016

I have seen the film Brooklyn and now I want to read the book. Fascinating insight into the author. Wish the interview could have been longer!