24 March 2022

Colm Tóibín’s The Magician wins the Rathbones Folio Prize 2022!

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The Magician, Colm Tóibín’s fictionalised biography of Thomas Mann, was awarded the Rathbones Folio Prize for 2022 on Tuesday evening! If you somehow haven’t already read it, you can buy the book here, along with other highly recommended Rathbones-shortlisted titles by Natasha Brown, Philip Hoare, Claire Keegan, Gwendoline Riley and more.

Tóibín, a contributing editor at the LRB, has written about Mann in its pages several times – read the pieces here, here, here and here. And if your appetite for Colm Tóibín on Thomas Mann is truly insatiable, here’s an exclusive interview about the newly garlanded novel!

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