The New Yorker Festival: Robert Caro Talks with Colm Tóibín
Where: Directors Guild of America New York Theater
110 W. 57th St.
212-258-0811 Price: $59
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Robert Caro is an award-winning writer. He is the author of “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” which won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for biography and was included in the Modern Library’s list of the hundred greatest nonfiction books of the twentieth century. His book “Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson” was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for biography, and the 2002 National Book Award in nonfiction. He has received many other awards, including the 2010 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama.
Colm Tóibín has written nine novels, including “The Master,” “Brooklyn,” and “House of Names,” and two collections of stories, “Mother and Sons” and “The Empty Family.” His novel “The Testament of Mary” opened on Broadway and was nominated for a Tony Award for best play in 2013. He is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of Humanities at Columbia University, and his books have been translated into more than thirty languages.Buy tickets/get more info now