Acclaimed Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist, critic, poet, and Testament playwright Colm Tóibín comes to The Geary Theater for a special one-night-only reading and signing of his newest novel, Nora Webster. Tóibín is the author of seven novels, including The Blackwater Lightship; The Master, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Brooklyn, winner of the Costa Book Award; and The Testament of Mary, as well as two story collections. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Tóibín’s newest Nora Webster is a magnificent new novel set in Ireland, about a fiercely compelling young widow and mother of four, navigating grief and fear, struggling for hope.
Sunday September 28, 2014 – Emer Martin is an Irish novelist, painter and film-maker. She will be discussing her new historical novel titled, The Affection of a Hag. Is Fuar Cumann Cailleach – is an old Irish expression meaning: The affection of a hag is a cold thing. more The S