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A reading by Uzodinma Iweala

Past Series, The Writing Lives Series

dateApril 11, 2013 timeThursday, 6:15pm EDT location Earl Hall, Earl Hall Auditorium, Columbia University
Cosponsors
  • Institute for African Studies
  • Committee on Global Thought
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated
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Uzodinma Iweala, MD, is the author of the multi-award-winning novel Beasts of No Nation (prizes from the Los Angeles Times, the New York Public Library, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and Booktrust) and of the non-fiction Our Kind of People: Thoughts on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (2012). In 2007 he was selected as one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists. Dr. Iweala will read from his latest work, Speak No Evil –which he describes as a “a series of interlinked narratives set in Washington, DC that explores the themes of choice, freedom, and what we must compromise to live in a secure society.”