Colm Tóibín (Ireland), Bi Feiyu (China)
Saturday, November 14. 12noon Beijing Time
Since time immemorial authors have grappled with fluctuating concepts of home – examining what it might truly mean and if and how it can forge the soul. Two contemporary authors who have fully illuminated on the page the character of home are our guests today: Colm Tóibín from Enniscorthy in Co Wexford in Ireland and Bi Feiyu from Xinghua in Jiangsu province in China. Three times shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Colm Tóibín’s books translated into Chinese (published by Archipel Press) include The Master, Brooklyn, and House of Names. He joins Mao Dun Prize-winner Bi Feiyu, whose novels have been translated around the world, to discuss some of their recent literary work and examine the ephemeral notion of home. Moderated by Shi Jianfeng.
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