Past Event

Hugo Hamilton in Conversation with Colm Tóibín

February 9, 2022
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Online Event

Join us for a reading and discussion with Hugo Hamilton and Colm Tóibín. Hamilton will read from his new book, The Pages, which dramatically illuminates the connections between past and present as it looks at censorship, oppression, and violence. Interweaving the past and present with characters real and imagined, the novel tells the story of Joseph Roth, an Austrian Jewish author, and the survival of a single copy of his book, Rebellion.

Reviews of The Pages:

The Pages by Hugo Hamilton review – if a book could talk by Colm Tóibín 

The Pages: Hugo Hamilton’s novel narrated by another novel shows literature’s staying power by Martina Devlin

Hugo Hamilton is the internationally acclaimed author of the memoirs The Speckled People (a New York Times notable book, hailed as a “masterpiece” by Colm Tóibín, translated into fifteen languages, and the winner of prizes in France and Italy) and The Harbor Boys. Also the author of five novels, one collection of short stories, and an original play, he has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his unique contribution to literature and cross-cultural understanding. He lives in Dublin.

Colm Tóibín is the author of ten novels, including Brooklyn and The Magician. He is Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University.

This event will be fully virtual (register below). It will also be recorded. By being electronically present, you consent to the SOF/Heyman using such video for promotional purposes.

Please email [email protected] to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

Contact Information

Pam Rodman