Search - List of Books by Colum McCann

Colum McCann (born February 28, 1965) is an Irish writer of literary fiction whose novels include Songdogs, This Side of Brightness, Dancer, Zoli and Let the Great World Spin. McCann is a Professor of Contemporary Literature at European Graduate School and Professor of Fiction at CUNY Hunter College's Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing.

His fiction has been published in 30 languages. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, The Times, The Irish Times, Granta, and La Repubblica.

In 2009 McCann was awarded the National Book Award for Let the Great World Spin.

In 2003 he was named as one of Esquire Magazine's "Best and Brightest." He has also been awarded a Pushcart Prize, the Rooney Prize, the Irish Novel of the Year Award and the 2002 Ireland Fund of Monaco Princess Grace Memorial Literary Award. He was recently inducted into the Hennessy Hall of Fame.

His story "Everything in this Country Must" was made into a short film directed by Gary McKendry. It was nominated for an Oscar in 2005.

His novel Let the Great World Spin was published by Random House on 23 June 2009. The novel uses the true story of Philippe Petit as a "pull-through metaphor," and "weaves together a powerful allegory of 9/11." JJ Abrams has optioned the film rights for Let the Great World Spin and has promised to work with McCann on the screenplay.

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Total Books: 107
Letters to a Young Writer Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
Thirteen Ways of Looking A Novella and Three Stories
2016 - Thirteen Ways of Looking a Novella and Three Stories (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780812986587
ISBN-10: 081298658X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Thirteen Ways Of Looking A Novel and Three Stories
2016 - Thirteen Ways of Looking a Novel and Three Stories (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781443446266
ISBN-10: 1443446262
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Thirteen Ways of Looking Fiction
2015 - Thirteen Ways of Looking Fiction (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780147521583
ISBN-10: 0147521580
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Thirteen Ways of Looking
2015 - Thirteen Ways of Looking (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781408869840
ISBN-10: 1408869845
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Dancer A Novel
2015 - Dancer a Novel [Picador Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781250051790
ISBN-10: 1250051797
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Transatlantic
2014 - Transatlantic (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781594136856
ISBN-10: 1594136858
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Transatlantic A Novel
2013 - Transatlantic a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307878007
ISBN-10: 0307878007
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Let the Great World Spin
2010 - Let the Great World Spin (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780812973990
ISBN-10: 0812973992
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 194

Que el vasto mundo siga girando / Let the Great World Spin
2010 - Que El Vasto Mundo Siga Girando / Let the Great World Spin [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788498677454
ISBN-10: 8498677459
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dancer
2009 - Dancer (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780312429027
ISBN-10: 0312429029
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 3

Glimmer Train Stories 69
2008 - Glimmer Train Stories 69 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781595530189
ISBN-10: 1595530185
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365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2009
2008 - 365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2009 [Picture a Day Wall Calendars] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780761148821
ISBN-10: 0761148825
Genres: Arts & Photography, Travel, Calendars
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Zoli
2008 - Zoli (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780812973983
ISBN-10: 0812973984
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 3

365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2008
2007 - 365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2008 [A Picture-a-Day] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780761145585
ISBN-10: 0761145583
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference, Travel
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365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2006
2005 - 365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2006 (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780761137214
ISBN-10: 0761137211
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Der Tnzer
2004 - Der Tnzer (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783499238277
ISBN-10: 3499238276
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Der Himmel unter der Stadt Sonderausgabe1
2004 - Der Himmel Unter Der Stadt Sonderausgabe1 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783499239199
ISBN-10: 3499239191
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Hungerstreik
2004 - Hungerstreik (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783936384178
ISBN-10: 3936384177
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El bailarn
2004 - El Bailarn (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788478711765
ISBN-10: 8478711767
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Fishing the Sloe-Black River  Stories
2004 - Fishing the Sloe-black River Stories (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312423384
ISBN-10: 0312423381
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Get Organized [Get Ahead Series] (Paperback)Paperback
Perros Que Cantan [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Un Pais Donde Todo Debe Morir [Modernos Y Clasicos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)