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Conversation: Elizabeth Nunez & M.G. Vassanji

September 27, 2007 | New York City

With: Elizabeth Nunez & M.G. Vassanji

Discussed: transnational identities; freedom to define ourselves; Okonkwo vs. Oedipus Rex; rebelling against the iron bonds of history; choosing sides; breaking out of tradition and security; the fundamentalism that’s sweeping the globe.

Also included: M.G. Vassanji reading from The In-Between World of Vikram Lall and The Assassin’s Song.

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• Entire conversation (50:35)

READINGS BY SEGMENT
• The In-Between World of Vikram Lall: Chapter 1 (0:28)
• The Assassin’s Song: Beginning (01:32)
• The Assassin’s Song: Some Thoughts on a Concept Hard to Accept  (03:20)
• The Assassin’s Song: The Mystic in the Library (02:35)

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