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Ten Evenings with Ayad Akhtar, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures at Carnegie Music Hall (Oakland), Pittsburgh PA

Feb 21 2022
Ten Evenings with Ayad Akhtar, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Author Ayad Akhtar on left, cover of Homeland Elegies on right.

Ten Evenings Lecture with Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced, comes Homeland Elegies blending fact and fiction to tell the story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made—of an immigrant father, an American son, and the country they both call home.

A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies is part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel. Akhtar forges a new narrative voice to capture a country in which debt

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The live lecture will be held at the Carnegie Music Hall on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. ET. Seats for this event start at $15. For those unable to attend in person, a livestreamed option is also available. Both virtual passes and tickets to the lecture can be purchased at

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4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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