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Irish writers present works, Sept. 28

Irish writers Anne Enright and Colm Tobin will read from their works at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Enright's novels include "The Wig My Father Wore," "What Are You Like?" "The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch" and "The Gathering" as well as the nonfiction book "Making Babies: Stumbling Into Motherhood." She has received numerous honors, including the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for her collection of stories, "The Portable Virgin." Enright's short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review and Granta.

Toibin's novels include "The Master," "The South," "The Heather Blazing, "The Story of the Night" and "The Blackwater Lightship." He also has published travel books and edited several anthologies. His book "Love In a Dark Time: Gay Lives From Wilde to Almodovar" is made up mainly of pieces from the London Review of Books, to which he is a regular contributor.

The reading is sponsored by the Fund for Irish Studies.

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