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Where Truth Lies: A Conversation on the Art of Fiction

 

May 2 | FIAF | NYC

With Marlon James, Jan Kjærstad, Horacio Castellanos Moya, and Roxana Robinson; moderated by Noreen Tomassi

This conversation between writers dealing with challenging subject matter explores the human need to tell stories, why fiction seems to be hard-wired into us as a species, and where truth lies in the most compelling stories of our time.

Cosponsored by the Mercantile Library Center for Fiction and FIAF

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