Book List:13 titles
  • From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra -- spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling -- and her children. “I have been acquaint...


  • From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow navigating grief, fear, and longing, and fi...


  • PROVOCATIVE, HAUNTING AND INDELIBLE, Colm Tóibín’s portrait of Mary presents her as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation of Christianity. In the ancien...


  • Twisted Truths is an exciting anthology which brings together some of the finest and most innovative writing in the Irish language published in the past three decades. It is a carefully chosen selection of twenty-two stories, by thirteen authors, whi...


  • In the breathtaking long story “The Street,” Tóibín imagines a relationship between Pakistani workers in Barcelona -- a taboo affair in a community ruled by obedience and silence. In “Two Women,” an eminent and taciturn Irish set designer t...


  • Hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking, Colm Tibn's sixth novel, Brooklyn, is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s, when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself. Eilis Lacey has come of age in small-town Ireland ...


  • Colm Tibn's Mothers and Sons is a sensitive and beautifully written meditation on the dramas surrounding this most elemental of relationships. Psychologically intricate and emotionally incisive, each finely wrought story teases out the delicate and...


  • In January 1895 Henry James anticipates the opening of his first play, Guy Domville, in London. The production fails, and he returns, chastened and humiliated, to his writing desk. The result is a string of masterpieces, but they are produced at a h...







  • This is the most astonishing piece of writing, lyrical in its emotion and spare in its construction ...Toibin has crafted an unmissable read' Sunday Herald In Blackwater in the early 1990s, three women Dora Devereux, her daughter Lily and her grandda...


  • ‘A brave and remarkable novel, the impact of which no reader will shed’ Dermot Bolger, Sunday IndependentRichard Garay lives alone with his mother, hiding his sexuality from her and from those around him. Stifled by a job he despises, he finds hi...


  • Colm Toibin is a master storyteller, renowned for his keen, spare style and the understated emotional charge of his novels. Eamon Redmond, a High Court judge in his sixties, is now nearing retirement. But where you would expect him to look back conte...


  • In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland and her family for Barcelona, determined to become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and proceeds to build a life with him. But Katherine cannot escape her past...