Colum McCann Quote
Colum McCann Travel Quote: There’s a part of me that thinks perhaps we go on existing in a place even after we’ve left it.
Colum McCann was born in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland on February 28, 1965. Colum McCann is an Irish writer best known for his works of fiction published as novels and short stories.
His novel “TransAtlantic” (2013) was an international best-seller. “Let the Great World Spin” was published in 2009 and won worldwide acclaim, including The 2009 National Book Award in the U.S, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, the International Impac Award 2011, a literary award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and several other major international literary prizes.
His novels include This Side of Brightness, which he researched by living with the homeless in the subway tunnels of Manhattan, and Dancer, a fictional portrait of world-famous dancer Rudolf Nureyev, which received the Irish Novel of the Year Award in 2003. Colum McCann is an award-winning author of literary fiction.
McCann has written many books including Zoli, Let the Great World Spin, TransAtlantic and This side of brightness. His work has been published in 35 languages. Esquire Magazine’s named him “Best and Brightest” young novelist. A Pushcart Prize, Rooney Prize, Irish Novel of the Year Award and the Ireland Fund of Monaco Princess Grace Memorial Literary Award have also come his way.