Author Spotlight

Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín is the author of ten novels, including The Master and Brooklyn, and two collections of stories. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages. He is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books and Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University.

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The Servant: A Cruel Servility

In their first collaboration, director Joseph Losey and screenwriter Harold Pinter explore the cultural fissures in modern England by dramatizing a kind of role-play in which no role is stable or easy to define.

By Colm Tóibín

Almodóvar, From Now to Then

Rejecting the repression of Franco-era Spain, Pedro Almodóvar made his name with exuberant films set in an eternal present. But by the turn of the century, his cinema began to drift toward memories of a not so distant past.

By Colm Tóibín