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An evening with Colum McCann - Liverpool

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Join us for an interesting and engaging evening with the New York Times Bestselling author Colum McCann.

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Join us for an interesting and engaging evening with National Book Award-winning, Booker Prize-longlisted and New York Times Bestselling author Colum McCann, to celebrate the release of his latest novel, Apeirogon. The evening will be in-conversation with bestselling author Lauren Elkin.

An apeirogon is a shape with a countably infinite number of sides, and McCann’s intensely powerful and compassionate novel is undoubtedly a multi-faceted and endlessly rewarding beast. Exploring the tender and complex relationship between two bereaved men – one Israeli and one Palestinian – amidst the physical and emotional carnage of the West Bank, Apeirogon is a masterpiece of characterisation and subtle political commentary.

"A quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart" - Kamila Shamsie

"A storyteller of just about supernatural ability. This book will break your heart and make you rethink how storytelling works" - Téea Obreht

Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. His most recent novel, TransAtlantic, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013, and his previous novel, Let the Great World Spin, won the National Book Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was a New York Times bestseller. His work has been published in forty languages and has received international honours, including a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, election to the Irish Arts Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China and an Oscar nomination. He is the co-founder of the non-profit global story exchange organisation, Narrative 4, and he teaches at the MFA progam in Hunter College. He was born in Dublin and lives in New York.

Lauren Elkin is the author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City (Chatto & Windus), which was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, a New York Times Notable book of 2017, and a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel award for the art of the essay, as well as the forthcoming Art Monsters: On Beauty and Excess (also from Chatto). Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, the London Review of Books, Harper's, and many other publications. She lives in Paris and Liverpool.

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