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Events Tue Apr 20 2010

Colm Tóibín at Harold Washington

Irish writer, gay writer -- bald writer? In a 2009 interview with Boldtype, Colm Tóibín discusses his identity and his novel Brooklyn, the 2010 One Book, One Chicago selection. Tóibín will be speaking Wednesday, April 21, 6pm, at Harold Washington Library.

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Julie / April 22, 2010 1:53 PM

Can I add "extremely popular writer" to the list? I tried attend last nights event with Toibin but was unable to get in, along with maybe 50 other guests, because there simply wasn't space left in the auditorium. I think One Book, One Chicago needs to find a bigger venue!

There are pictures chronicling this at Publish Chicago, if you're at all curious.

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