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Far and Away with Andrew Solomon, Wednesday, April 13

You are invited to a private dinner with award winning author and PEN President Andrew Solomon. 

The dinner will be hosted by Cornelia Foss on Wednesday, April 13th, and will take place at 

Andrew will discuss his new book, Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change, a collection of his writings about places undergoing seismic shifts—political, cultural, and spiritual. Chronicling his stint on the barricades in Moscow in 1991, when he joined artists in resisting the coup whose failure ended the Soviet Union, his 2002 account of the rebirth of culture in Afghanistan following the fall of the Taliban, his insightful appraisal of a Myanmar seeped in contradictions as it slowly, fitfully pushes toward freedom, and many other stories of profound upheaval, this book provides a unique window onto the very idea of social change. With his signature brilliance and compassion, Solomon demonstrates both how history is altered by individuals, and how personal identities are altered when governments alter.

All proceeds will benefit PEN American Center.

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