Photo: Robert Goddyn
Ireland, 1955

Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín is a writer. He studied history and English and taught English in Barcelona. Tóibín worked as a journalist and editor in Ireland before breaking through as a writer in the 1990s with works such as The Story of the Night (1996), The Blackwater Lightship (1999), The Master (2006, on the life of Henry James), Brooklyn (2009), The Testament of Mary (2012) and Nora Webster (2014). He has been teaching at Princeton and the University of Manchester since 2011.

The Testament of Mary is discussed in detail in Nexus Review.

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Nexus 70

De terugkeer van Europa
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Nexus 58

Journal Nexus

Nexus 57

Beethoven of Superman?

Speaker at


Superman Meets Beethoven

What’s Next for the West?

11 June 2010 10.00 - 17.00 Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam