Minneapolis Convention Center | April 11, 2015
Episode 90: Joshua Ferris and Dinaw Mengestu: A Reading and Conversation
(Joshua Ferris, Laurie Hertzel, Dinaw Mengestu) Join us for a reading and discussion with two of contemporary literature’s brightest stars, Joshua Ferris and Dinaw Mengestu. Joshua Ferris, a finalist for the National Book Award and named one the New Yorker's "20 Under 40" fiction writers worth watching, among other awards, will discuss his latest work To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. Dinaw Mengestu is the best-selling author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, How to Read the Air, and most recently All Our Names. He was also named a "20 Under 40" writer by the New Yorker as well as included in a short list of "5 Under 35" by the National Book Award Foundation. The event is moderated by Laurie Hertzel, Senior Books Editor at the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Published Date: August 12, 2015