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Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia. His tenth novel, The Magician, will be published next year. (August 2020)

Élisabeth Greffulhe in her ‘swan’ persona; photograph by Otto Wegener, circa 1887

The Aristocracy’s Swann Song

Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siècle Paris

by Caroline Weber

October 11, 2018 issue

Stig Dagerman in the Stockholm archipelago, 1951

The Hard-Won Truth of the North

German Autumn

by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Robin Fulton Macpherson, with a foreword by Mark Kurlansky

Island of the Doomed

by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson, with a foreword by J.M.G. Le Clézio

A Burnt Child

by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Benjamin Mier-Cruz, with an introduction by Per Olov Enquist

Sleet: Selected Stories

by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Steven Hartman, with a preface by Alice McDermott

July 9, 2015 issue

Charles Dickens, about to begin a public reading, 1858

Those Dickens Kids

Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens

by Robert Gottlieb

May 23, 2013 issue

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