On a summer day in 1974 New Yorkers looked up to see an acrobat walking on a wire between the tops of the twin towers. In a new novel, Colum McCann imagines what was going on in the lives of the people on the streets below.

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  • Colum McCann author of the novels "Zoli," "Dancer," "This Side of Brightness," and "Songdogs."

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