WATCH: Catherine Menon and Colm Tóibín at the Hay Festival
The Debut Novelist Discusses Her New Book, Fragile Monsters
The Hay Festival launches its 34th spring edition, broadcasting for free online from Hay-on-Wye to the world May 26 to June 6. Over 12 days, more than 200 acclaimed writers, global policy makers, historians, poets, pioneers and innovators join together to inspire, examine, and entertain in events for all ages. All events are closed-captioned and available to watch for free on the Hay Player.
In her debut novel, Fragile Monsters, Catherine Menon traces one family’s story from 1920 to the present, unravelling a thrilling tale of love, betrayal and redemption against the backdrop of natural disasters and fallen empires. Here, Menon is interviewed by the novelist, playwright, and critic Colm Tóibín.