Posted on Feb 19, 2012. See more in Fiction

by Colum McCann Picador/ Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1998 This Side of Brightness is not an easy read. Though it’s an important one. As are all the books I’ve read by Colum McCann. This is my third. The first one – Let the Great World Spin (a National Book Award winner) was sheer genius. Set in New York at the time of Phillipe Petit’s 1974...

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