Colum McCann in conversation with George Mitchell
Until Sun Nov 24 2013
Photograph: Dustin Aksland
Time Out says
Posted: Mon May 20 2013
Though he published his first story collection in 1994, National Book Award–winning Irish novelist Colum McCann catapulted into American readers' esteem with the kaleidoscopic Let the Great World Spin (2009). His follow-up, TransAtlantic, covers an even broader span of times and places, as it tells tales of slavery, democracy and record-setting airplane flights.