Book Sketch: Nicholson Baker reads Colm Tóibín
Colm Tóibín, author of Brooklyn and The Master, has a book of essays out. He writes about Venice, the Catholic Church, and his youth, among other things. There's an unforgettable account of his experience with cancer.
As I drew Tóibín, after a photograph by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, I thought over passages in A Guest at the Feast that had struck me.