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Thursday, February 11
 7:30pm EST

Tickets include a copy of Walking with Ghosts with signed bookplate

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Actor Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects, End of Days, In Treatment) will be joined by award-winning author Lily King (Writers & Lovers, Euphoria) to discuss Byrne’s highly anticipated memoir Walking with Ghosts. In it, Byrne conjures a unique portrait of his Irish childhood and his remarkable journey from messenger boy and factory laborer to Hollywood and Broadway success. Weaving between recollections of an Irish upbringing and reflections on stardom, Byrne provides a funny and heartbreaking tale that pays homage to the people and environments that shaped his life and career.

“Dublin prepared me for Hollywood. I was so ready. Nothing in Hollywood surprised or shocked me after Dublin.”

Despite decades of global celebrity, Gabriel Byrne remains "stubbornly, unmistakably a man of Dublin," and shares the story of his unlikely journey from failed priest and plumber to movie star in his critically-acclaimed new memoir, Walking with Ghosts. The Center for Fiction, in partnership with Irish Arts Center, is proud to host an evening with the actor, who discusses his life and work with moderator Lily King. Audience Q&A to follow.

Tickets to this virtual event include a copy of Walking with Ghosts, which will be released on January 12, 2021. Books will include a signed bookplate.

Presented in partnership with Irish Arts Center.