Colm Toibin

In Conversation: Colm Tóibín talks to Professor Dame Janet Beer


Colm TóibínChancellor of the University of Liverpool, is widely celebrated as an Irish writer of great distinction. His novel Brooklyn (2008) was the Costa Novel Award, and his short-story collection The Empty Family has been shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor prize. In this exclusive event, Colm will be in conversation with the University of Liverpool’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Janet Beer, to discuss his latest novel The Magician, a deeply intimate portrait of German novelist and Nobel Prize winner Thomas Mann. 

This event will be followed with a drinks reception in the Waterhouse Cafe and a book signing with the author through the festival bookseller, Blackwell's.

This event is in person.

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