Thursday, November 19, 2009

Colum McCANN wins the NBA for Fiction

IRISH AUTHOR Colum McCann has won the 2009 National Book Award for Fiction. The Dublin-born author received the award for his novel, Let the Great World Spin (Random House, 2009), an intricate portrait of New York City and its denizens in the 1970s. McCann is the author of the novels, Zoli, Dancer, This Side of Brightness and Songdogs, as well as two story collections, Everything in this Country Must and Fishing the Sloe-Black River.


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