Monday, October 29, 2007

Edwidge Danticat Reading

Wednesday | November 28, 2007
7:30 PM

Symphony Space (Directions)
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY 10025-6990
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National Book Award-nominated author Edwidge Danticat (Krik? Krak, The Dew Breaker) discusses her deeply personal new memoir, Brother, I'm Dying, with Academy Award–winning filmmaker and friend Jonathan Demme. Danticat tells about weathering the challenges of life in America while still fearing for her family in Haiti, and gives a moving account of her uncle’s death.

3 comments:

iyan and egusi soup: said...

jenn,

if you attend this, please let me know how it went. i believe she teaches in florida, so maybe i'll catch her here before the year's end.

jenn said...

Will do! :o)

jenn said...

I've seen her read a couple of times before and she is really great to hear read. I wonder what she will be like now though. The story about her uncle is so disturbing. It looks like it physically aged her.

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