January 11: Luis Urrea
Join us as we talk with Mexican-American poet, novelist, and essayist Luis Urrea. He will discuss his latest book “Queen of America,” which continues the story of Teresita Urrea, the main character in “The Hummingbird’s Daughter.”
Chicago Tribune, Tribune Tower
435 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
February 4: Wael Ghonim
Named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world for 2011 for his involvement in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, Wael Ghonim will discuss his new book “Revolution 2.0.” Ghonim will share how social media played a pivotal role in the demonstrations in Egypt and the 11 days he spent detained by Egyptian authorities.
Location: Downtown Chicago
March 13: Ayad Akhtar
Actor and playwright Ayad Akhtar will discuss his debut novel “American Dervish.” Akhtar is a first-generation Pakistani-American from Milwaukee and will talk about how his novel tackles issues of religious and ethnic identity, with a story centered around a young American in love for the first time.
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater,
2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
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