World Nomads Lebanon: Elias Khoury
|Organization||French Institute Alliance Française||
|Address||22 East 60th Street, New York, NY, United States|
|Start||May 2, 2010|
|End||May 2, 2010|
|Closed||Monday - Saturday|
Renowned Lebanese author Elias Khoury will present selections from his newly published book White Masks.
Since 1975, Khoury has been an integral part of the Beirut vanguard of modern Arabic literature. Khoury is the author of twelve novels, including Gate of the Sun, Yalo, Little Mountain, and City Gates. Gate of the Sun was named a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Book Review Notable Book, and was awarded Le Monde Diplomatique’s Book of the Year.
Free and open to the public. Tickets distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Presented as part of World Nomads Lebanon
Presented as part of PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
World Nomads, FIAF’s annual exploration of transculturalism in the 21st century, is intended as a forum for dialogue between cultures. It returns this May for its third edition to focus on Lebanon, a country whose rich heritage has long captivated imaginations around the world.
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