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Story/Teller with Zeyn Joukhadar, Samy Nour Younes, Leila Buck, and Jenn Baker

November 24, 2020 via Crowdcast

Actors Samy Nour Younes and Leila Buck performed selections from Zeyn Joukhadar’s The Thirty Names of Night, followed by a conversation with Joukhadar moderated by Jenn Baker.

The captivating novel follows three generations of Syrian-American artists, writers, and activists who come together to help a young trans man discover his true name. Joukhadar takes readers from present-day Brooklyn to once-thriving Manhattan neighborhood of Little Syria, to great depression-era Syrian-American communities scattered West, to the village in Syria.