My ugly lovely town

1st November 2011

Colum McCann

Colum McCann is the award-winning author of five novels and two collections of short stories. His most recent novel, Let the Great World Spin, won worldwide acclaim, including The 2009 National Book Award, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, as well as a literary award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches at Hunter College in New York.