Library News: Save the Dates!


In preparation for ISD’s visiting authors, the library will host literary circles in advance of the author speaking event. The literary circles will include snacks, tea, coffee, and lively conversation about the authors’ various works.




Ayesha Harruna Attah is the author of Harmattan Rain, nominated for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Saturday's Shadows, and The Hundred Wells of Salaga. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Slush Pile Magazine, Asymptote Magazine, and the Caine Prize Writers’ 2010 Anthology. She received the 2016 Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship for non-fiction, and shuttles back and forth between Senegal and Ghana.



SAVE THE DATES FOR THE LITERARY CIRCLE

Date: Saturday, 3 November, 2018.

Book: The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm.

Place: ISD Library

Babysitting provided (Disney cartoons and childrens’ books)

Potluck brunch. Bring your book, a friend, and your enthusiasm!


SAVE THE DATES FOR AUTHOR READING

Date: Tuesday, 6 November, 2018

Book: The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Place: ISD Library

Babysitting provided (Disney cartoons and childrens’ books)

Nems, tea, and coffee provided for guests.

Bring your book so the author can sign your copy. And bring a friend!






Boubacar Boris Diop is a Senegalese novelist, journalist and essayist. He has published Murambi, the Book of Bones, inspired by his investigations in Rwanda in 1998, four years after the massacre. His other works include The Knight and his Shadow, Doomi Golo: The Hidden Notebooks, and Africa, Beyond the Mirror.







SAVE THE DATES FOR THE LITERARY CIRCLE

Date: Saturday, 10 November, 2018

Book: Any of the four that are listed above.

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Place: ISD Library

Babysitting provided (Disney cartoons and childrens’ books)

Potluck brunch. Bring your book, a friend, and your enthusiasm!


SAVE THE DATES FOR AUTHOR READING

Date: Friday, 30 November, 2018

Books: All of the listed books.

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Place: ISD Library

Babysitting provided (Disney cartoons and childrens’ books)

Nems, tea, and coffee provided for guests.

Bring your book so the author can sign your copy. And bring a friend!

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