A Reading & Conversation with Kurdish Writer Bachtyar Ali

  • Starts4:00 pm on Monday, October 2, 2023
  • Ends5:30 pm on Monday, October 2, 2023

Join us for a special event with the Kurdish novelist Bachtyar Ali and his English language translator Kareem Abdulrahman, in conversation with Margaret Litvin, World Languages & Literatures, and Sassan Tabatabai, World Languages & Literature and Core.

This event celebrates the recent publication by Archipelago Books of Ali's The Last Pomegranate Tree - “a phantasmagoric warren of fact, fabrication, and mystical allegory, set in the aftermath of Saddam Hussein’s rule and Iraq’s Kurdish conflict” - in English translation by Abdulrahman.

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