Sunday, July 28, 2013

Booker's Dozen: Colum McCann's TransAtlantic (review and author interview)

Review TransAtlantic
Readers and writers will find much to admire in McCann’s TransAtlantic: the birth of story, the sweeping narrative range spilling into numerous points of view, and the breathtaking details of life, flight, hope and death.

Colum McCann interview
It’s the idea of becoming an alternative historian that really interests me: a historian of the smaller, more anonymous moments. It’s a privileged position for the fiction writer, one that opens up a lot of pores – and sometimes wounds, as well.

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