Colm Tóibín and Mick Moloney on Irish Fiction and Fact at BHS Sunday

This Sunday April 1, at 2 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) will present a discussion between Colm Tóibín, author of Brooklyn: a Novel, along with many other works of fiction, and Mick Moloney, Irish-American folklorist and musician. The event is presented in partnership between BHS and the New York Review of Books, and is the concluding event in the “Talking Fiction, Talking Fact” series, which “pairs notable fiction writers with scholars who have written on similar topics for engaging and thought-provoking dialogue.”

Admission is free with museum admission, and free for BHS members; $6 for adults; $4 for seniors over 62, students over 12 (college students must show ID) and teachers; and free under 12.

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  • AEB

    Colm Toibin, whose name I’ve FINALLY learned to pronounce properly–it sounds like column toybean–is THE MAN! Don’t miss this!

  • CrankyOne2

    He’s an amazing writer. Brooklyn just pulls you right in. I don’t usually like fiction but this guy is incredible.

  • BronxKid

    Excellent event! Kudos to BHS!