Toibin Misses Out On Costa

Although he was the strong running favourite, Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn has missed out on winning the 2009 Costa book of the Year.

Poet Christopher Reid was the winner, his victory was announced at a dinner on Tuesday 26th February. His book, A Scattering, was described as highly praised by the Costa Judges.

You can read more here:

The Costa site
The Irish Times
The Guardian