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A Conversation with Gaël Faye
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Saturday, October 27, 2018
4:00 PM

In English. Free and open to the public. With RSVP.

 

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A Conversation with Gaël Faye

French-Rwandan author and rapper Gaël Faye will discuss his award-winning novel, Small Country, just out in the US with Hogarth.

Faye will recount the poignant coming-of-age story of his fictional doppelgänger, Gabriel, who is forced to move to France when Burundi and Rwanda are hit by civil war and genocide. This depiction of a loss of innocence dives right into the maelstrom of African history, interweaving light and shadows, tragedy and humor in a stirring tribute to Faye’s past.

In English. Free and open to the public with RSVP.

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Gaël Faye was born in 1982 in Burundi to a French father and Rwandan mother. In 1995, after the outbreak of the civil war and the Rwandan genocide, the family moved to France. An author, songwriter and hip-hop artist, Faye released his first album in 2013. Small Country is his first novel. A bestseller in France, it has been awarded numerous literary prizes.

Saturday, October 27, 2018
4:00 PM

In English. Free and open to the public. With RSVP.

 

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