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Rabih Alameddine on "The Angel of History"

Workshop | February 8 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall


Rabih Alameddine

Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Near Eastern Studies, Department of English, Center for Race and Gender


Rabih Alameddine is the author of six novels--including the National Book Award finalist An Unnecessary Woman and the international bestseller The Hakawati--as well as a Twitter feed that The New Yorker called "a work of art." His most recent novel, The Angel of History, follows Yemeni-born poet Jacob as he reckons with his childhood in an Egyptian brothel, the AIDS crisis in San Francisco, Satan, and Death. Alameddine will be in conversation with novelist and CMES Program Coordinator, Michael David Lukas, for the inaugural MENA Lit Chat.


cmes@berkeley.edu, 510-642-8208