The Seven Hills School 29th BOOKS FOR LUNCH is honored to announce our author for 2015 -
National Book Award Winner COLUM McCANN
Colum McCann was born in Ireland in 1965. He is the author of six novels and two collections of stories. His novel “Let the Great World Spin” became a best-seller on four continents and won worldwide acclaim, including the U.S. 2009 National Book Award, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, the 2011 International Impac Award, a literary award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and several other major literary prizes. His most recent novel (2013) “TransAtlantic” has received outstanding reviews.
McCann’s fiction has been published in over 35 languages and has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Paris Review, Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, Tin House, Bomb and several other places. He has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent, Die Zeit, La Republicca, Paris Match, the Guardian, the Times and the Independent. He lives in New York with his wife, Allison, and their three children. He teaches creative writing at the MFA program in Hunter College.
|SPECIAL BOOK OFFER! |
Read one of Colum McCann's books and make a donation to the school at the same time! Thanks to our retail partner for this event, The Bookshelf (Madeira, OH), Seven Hills School will receive 20% of the cover price. Click here for a list of McCann's books and an easy order form from the Seven Hills Spirit Shop.
Books for Lunch will be held at the Schiff Family Conference Center (Xavier University) on Friday, February 6, 2015. Hope to see you there!
OUR 2015 BOOKS FOR LUNCH SPONSORS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
|2015 BOOKS FOR LUNCH COMMITTEE|
The 2015 Books for Lunch Committee is planning an amazing 2-day literary and social event with author Colum McCann!
Front Row: Wendy Yip, Cathy Sacco, Patti Heldman (Co-Chair), Elizabeth Coley (Co-Chair), Jennifer Sauers, Kerrin Antonsson
Back Row: Julie Duncan, Ellen Austin-Li, Alison Caller, Kay Johnson, Cindy Welch, Maria Skoufalos, Lisa Lucas
2015 BOOKS FOR LUNCH CO-CHAIRS
Patti Heldman & Liz Coley