Biography of Colum McCann


Study Guides on Works by Colum McCann

Let the Great World Spin was written by Colum McCann and published in 2009 by Random House. Its inception occurred shortly after the September 11th terrorist attacks, in which the Twin Towers of New York City's World Trade Center were destroyed....

Aged 21, Colum McCann, the author of TransAtlantic moved from Dublin to New York to write “the great Irish-American novel”. McCann’s novels typically dwell on multiple storylines, diverse perspectives and wide sympathies- all usually arranged...