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Virtual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Stories and Ideas 2020 – Online Fiction Event
Join the 25th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Stories and Ideas, postponed from April 2020, and offered virtually during October and November. A total of 25 literary events will take place from October 18- November 13, and tickets are FREE!
Today’s program features a discussion between Pulitzer Prize winning author Ayad Akhtar and bestselling author Reza Aslan, who will discuss Akhtar’s new book, Hometown Elegies: This novel blends fact and fiction to tell an epicstory of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, at its heart this is the story of a father, a son, and the country they call home.
Ayad Akhtar is a novelist and playwright, whose work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Junk, and an award in literature form the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Hometown Elegies is his latest novel.
Reza Aslan (Interviewer) is a renowned writer, commentator, and professor, Emmy-nominated producer, and scholar of religions. He is the author of three bestselling books, including, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.
Where: Los Angeles Times – Online events (see details & tickets available at Eventbrite link)
Date: Monday the 20th
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Address: Online events (see site)
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