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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.
- "The novelist had much to say on the writing process, provincial life in literature and seeing his work on the big screen, at a recent Guardian Book Club event."
- "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."
This segment aired on March 16, 2016.