FESTIVAL

According to Irish author Colm Tóibín, an intimate and nourishing relationship has developed over the last two decades in Ireland between writers and readers, and books festivals have played an important role in nurturing that relationship.

30th May, 2009

Dublin Writers Festival

Various venues, Dublin June 2-7

According to Irish author Colm Tóibín, an intimate and nourishing relationship has developed over the last two decades in Ireland between writers and readers, and books festivals have played an important role in nurturing that relationship. And while a book is usually a one-to-one relationship for both writers and readers, within the context of a festival it becomes a communal experience.

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