One of Ireland’s best known writers, his novel, Transatlantic was long listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2013, while Let the Great World Spin won the National Book Award in the US.
His novels and collections of short stories frequently appear on best seller lists around the world. Colum McCann has just published his latest collection of short stories Thirteen Ways of Looking and he joined Sean in studio.Read More
“What I was most interested in was not so much Philip Petit but the people who were on the ground, the people who walk the sort-of little tightrope of our ordinary everyday moments,” McCann says. The reactions of McCann’s main characters to the stunt range from gripping fear that the tight-rope walker will fall, to…Read More