Thursday, January 3, 2008

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Dave Eggers Reading

Monday | January 7, 2008
8 PM

92nd Street Y
Lexington Ave. at 92nd Street
Admission: $18, Age 35 and under: $10
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the author of the novels Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, the winner of the 2007 Orange Prize. "Here is a new writer endowed with the gift of ancient storytellers," wrote Chinua Achebe. "She is fearless." Dave Eggers’s books include A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and What Is the What, a fictionalized biography of Sudanese civil war refugee Valentino Achak Deng.

The evening will be introduced by Norman Rush, the author of Mating, which won the National Book Award. His forthcoming novel is Subtle Bodies. After readings by Ms. Adichie and Mr. Eggers, Mr. Rush will return to the stage to lead a conversation between the authors.


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