Conversations with Authors - Ayad Akhtar (Virtual Event)

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 4:00pm

 

Saturday, September 19th • 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT

Ayad Akhtar

in conversation with Amitava Kumar


Conversations with Authors is our free virtual event series! Join us throughout the week at 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT for a new chat with a different author.

 

Thank you for joining me and Amitava Kumar for our discussion of Homeland Elegies. Book Passage is such an amazing institution in our national literary life, and it was a real honor for me to be able to share some of the thinking behind my new book with you all.

Book suggestions are always subjective. What you'd recommend to one person you might not to another. So here's a list of books I'm reading and loving:

My conversation partner's most recent book is amazing. President Obama loved it too:

A book that's coming out next month that I'm excited about:

Stay safe fellow book-loving friends!
—Ayad Akhtar

 

Below, please find links to purchase their books, as well as Ayad's recommended titles.

 

 

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Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316496421
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 15th, 2020

Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374285937
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 15th, 2020

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101980972
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

Immigrant, Montana Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436676
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - June 11th, 2019

Missionaries: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984880659
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Press - October 6th, 2020

American Dervish: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316183307
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - September 4th, 2012

Junk: A Play Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316550727
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - November 7th, 2017

Disgraced: A Play Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316324465
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - September 10th, 2013

The Who & The What: A Play Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316324496
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - October 7th, 2014

The Invisible Hand Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316324533
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - August 25th, 2015

The Lovers Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9789386021007
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rupa Publications - June 30th, 2017

Lunch With a Bigot: The Writer in the World Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780822359302
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Duke University Press - May 15th, 2015

A Matter of Rats: A Short Biography of Patna Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822357049
Availability: Special Order
Published: Duke University Press - April 4th, 2014

A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780822345787
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Duke University Press - June 10th, 2010

Nobody Does the Right Thing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822346821
Availability: Special Order
Published: Duke University Press - June 10th, 2010

Bombay--London--New York (Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare) Cover Image
$46.95
ISBN: 9780415942102
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Routledge - October 4th, 2002

Passport Photos Cover Image
$31.95
ISBN: 9780520218178
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of California Press - June 14th, 2000