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Story/Teller with Ayad Akhtar, Aasif Mandvi, and Jennifer Egan

September 29, 2020 via Crowdcast

Playwright and author Ayad Akhtar joined actor Aasif Mandvi to perform selections from his newest novel Homeland Elegies: A Novel, an “intense elegy for an America that often goes awry while still offering hope” (Library Journal). In telling the story of an American son and his immigrant father living in Post-Trump America, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author has crafted a deeply personal work about belonging and identity in a nation coming apart at the seams.

Author Jennifer Egan interviewed Akhtar following the performance.