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From novel to movie screen

The film “Call Me by Your Name” was one of the most successful films of 2017, garnering an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. The movie was based on the best-selling novel of the same name written by André Aciman, who will deliver the … Continue reading

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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

Irish novelist Eimear McBride will talk about her acclaimed book, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. Her novel was awarded the Goldsmiths Prize, Baileys Prize for Women’s Fiction (formerly the … Continue reading

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Burns Visiting Scholar Kevin Barry

Award-winning writer Kevin Barry will present “A Writer’s Apprenticeship” on April 12 at 4:30 p.m. at Burns Library. Barry, who is the Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies, will outline the forces, influences, and circumstances that have shaped him as a writer … Continue reading

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Anne Enright

Fiction Days presents Anne Enright, the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction, on Mar. 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. Enright is an award-winning writer of novels, essays, and short stories. Her novel The Gathering won the Man Booker … Continue reading

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English Dept. book event

English Department faculty members Suzanne Berne and Christopher Boucher will read from their new novels on Apr. 12 at 5 p.m. in Stokes Hall, RoomS195. Boucher’s latest novel, Golden Delicious (Melville House, 2016), is a modern, inventive story about the trials of … Continue reading

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Colm Tóibín

Writer Colm Tóibín will present “The Knowledge and the Power: Writing and Violence” at Boston College Mar. 16 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Tóibín is author of the acclaimed novel Brooklyn, about a young Irish immigrant in 1950s New York. The novel … Continue reading

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The Mark and the Void

Irish author Paul Murray will make a campus appearance on Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. in Connolly House, 300 Hammond St. to mark the publication of his newest novel, The Mark and the Void (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015). His previous novels … Continue reading

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