1683: Ayad Akhtar “Homeland Elegies” | The Book Show

October 20, 2020 00:27:41
1683: Ayad Akhtar “Homeland Elegies” | The Book Show
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1683: Ayad Akhtar “Homeland Elegies” | The Book Show
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This week on The Book Show, novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar. Akhtar is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His latest work is Homeland Elegies, a deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams. It blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing […]

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