Colm Toibin is well overdue some recognition. i finished his The Story of the Night in the early hours of this morning. it is an exceptionally beautiful novel and one of the best accounts of gay experience i’ve read. well worth checking out.
Agree, both well deserved, I’ve long admired Sarah and recently got hold of Brooklyn, so far so stunning, as for the recent Hilary Mantel uproar, join the conversation at http://newlondonbloggers.com/hilary-mantel-goes-for-the-soft-bump/