Colum McCann: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Colum McCann Quotes 

Colum McCann, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Colum McCann quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Colum McCann’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Colum McCann made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Colum McCann

Colum McCann is the author of Let the Great World Spin and TransAtlantic, which have been internationally bestselling novels. His new novel, Apeirogon, is slated to be released in 2020. It has already been hailed as a “transformative novel” (Raja Shehadeh).

He has also published three critically acclaimed collections of short stories, including Zoli, Dancer, This Side of Brightness, and Songdogs. He has published more than forty works of fiction in different languages.

Colum has also been a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and won the inaugural Frances Grace Ireland Fund Literary Award in Memory of Princess Grace in addition to his National Book Award victory. As one of Esquire’s “Best and Brightest,” his short documentary Everything in This Country Must was nominated for an Oscar. He teaches creative writing at Hunter College and has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, and The Paris Review. With his wife and three children, he lives in New York City.

Born: Dublin , Ireland
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

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Popular Quotes

“The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

 “She was tired of everyone wanting to go to heaven, nobody wanting to die. The only thing worth grieving over, she said, was that sometimes there was more beauty in this life than the world could bear.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

“The simple things come back to us. They rest for a moment by our ribcages then suddenly reach in and twist our hearts a notch backward.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

 “People are good or half good or a quarter good, and it changes all the time- but even on the best day nobody’s perfect.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

 “Literature can remind us that not all life is already written down: there are still so many stories to be told.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

 “There’s a part of me that thinks perhaps we go on existing in a place even after we’ve left it.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

“Yet she likes complications. She wishes she could turn and say: I like people who unbalance me.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

 “The thing about love is that we come alive in bodies not our own.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

“I gave them all the truth and none of the honesty.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

“Good days, they come around the oddest corners.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

10 Famous Quotes by Author Colum McCann

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Colum McCann quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Colum McCann quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Colum McCann. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Colum McCann quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Colum McCann Quote 

“Some people think love is the end of the road, and if you’re lucky enough to find it, you stay there. Other people say it just becomes a cliff you drive off, but most people who’ve been around awhile know it’s just a thing that changes day by day, and depending on how much you fight for it, you get it, or you hold on to it, or you lose it, but sometimes it’s never even there in the first place.”
― Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

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