Irish Novelist Colm Tóibín, Author Of 'Brooklyn,' On His Craft13:59
March 16, 2016
There's a lot said in very few words in some of Colm Tóibín's writing. He's author of "Brooklyn," which was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film last year. He's also one of the most celebrated Irish novelists of today.
"She would adjust her posture, look around carefully as though deliberately pulling the light in toward her wonderfully expressive face. She created a barrier around herself. There were no more jokes, and there was nothing self-deprecating about her. She had moved from Ireland to America in a few seconds, or moved from being a child star to a stunning actress."