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Colm T ib n is the author of nine novels, including The Blackwater Lightship; The Master, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Brooklyn, winner of the Costa Book Award; The Testament of Mary; and Nora Webster, as well as two story collections, and Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know, a look at three nineteenth-century Irish authors. He is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. Three times shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, T ib n lives in Dublin and New York.

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"T ib n ... [is] his generation's most gifted writer of love's complicated, contradictory power."--Floyd Skoot, Los Angeles Times
"A classical coming-of-age story, pure, unsensationalized, quietly profound... There are no antagonists in this novel, no psychodramas, no angst. There is only the sound of a young woman slowly and deliberately stepping into herself, learning to make and stand behind her choices, finding herself."--Pam Houston, O, the Oprah Magazine
"Reading T ib n is like watching an artist paint one small stroke after another until suddenly the finished picture emerges to shattering effect.... Brooklyn stands comparison with Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady."--The Times Literary Supplement (U.K.)
"[A] triumph... One of those magically quiet novels that sneak up on readers and capture their imaginations."--USA Today

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