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(In Person) Entre Nous: Colm Tóibín and Anuk Arudpragasam in conversation

May 30 @ 20 h 00 min - 21 h 00 min

Join us at Reid Hall for an evening of readings and exchanges between Colm Tóibín and Anuk ArudpragasamThe Magician, Tóibín’s book on Thomas Mann, won the 2022 Rathbone Prize, and Arudpragasam’s latest novel, A Passage North, was shortlisted in 2022 for a Man Booker Prize.

The Red Wheelbarrow, an English-language bookstore in Paris, will be present at the event for book sales.

The Entre Nous series is co-organized by Columbia Global Centers | Paris and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination.

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About the speakers:

Colm Tóibín is an Irish novelist, essayist, playwright, and poet. He is currently the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. He has been short-listed 3 times for the Booker Prize and has won the Los Angeles Times Novel of the Year, the Costa Novel of the Year, the Stonewall Book Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Irish PEN Award for his contribution to Irish literature. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a vice president of the Royal Society of Literature.

Anuk Arudpragasam is a novelist and translator from Colombo, Sri Lanka. His first novel, The Story of a Brief Marriage, won the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and was shortlisted for the 2017 Dylan Thomas Prize. His second novel, A Passage North, was shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize and is currently longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. In 2019 he received a doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University.

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Details

Date:
May 30
Time:
20 h 00 min - 21 h 00 min
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Venue

Reid Hall
4 Rue de Chevreuse
Paris, Paris 75006 France
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Website:
https://globalcenters.columbia.edu/paris