A Globe and Mail
Best BookPraise for Mothers and Sons:
"Brilliant. . . . A book to be offered to anyone who savors some of the most accomplished and nuanced soundings contemporary fiction has to offer. . . . Tóibín's craft is immaculate."
— Pico Iyer, New York Times
"It's truly remarkable that a writer of Tóibín's great felicity, immense seriousness and general large awareness - a writer so naturally gifted as a novelist - can deliver short stories of such subtle empathy and brilliance. He's dazzling."
— Richard Ford
About the Author
COLM TÓIBÍN is the award-winning author of six internationally acclaimed novels, most recently The Blackwater Lightship
, The Master
, winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Le prix du meilleur livre étranger, and the Los Angeles Times
Book Prize for Fiction, and Brooklyn
, winner of the Costa Novel Award. Tóibín's previous book of short fiction was the #1 national bestseller Mothers and Sons
. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.