“Let the Great World Spin” Interview w/ McCann

I just came across this fantastic interview with Colum McCann right after he was nominated for the National Book Award. I encourage you to read it:

http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2009_f_mccann_interv.html

In this interview McCann mentions the title of his book came from this line in , Locksley Hall a Tennyson poem:

“Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward let us range.”
Let the great world spin forever down the ringing grooves of change.

To read Locksley Hall in its entirety:

http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/hh/locksley.htm

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