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Philip Gourevitch Reading

Photo by Andrew Brucker

A Reading with Philip Gourevitch, the Stein Visiting Writer

Philip Gourevitch is a long-time staff writer for The New Yorker, the former editor of The Paris Review, and the author of three books: The Ballad Of Abu Ghraib / Standard Operating Procedure (2008), A Cold Case (2001), and We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (1998), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the George K. Polk Book Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction, the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award, and the Guardian First Book Award. The book was also included in the Guardian’s list of the hundred greatest non-fiction books from the past two thousand five hundred years. Gourevitch’s books have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and his reportage, essays, criticism, and short fiction, have appeared in numerous publications at home and abroad. In 2010 he was named a Chevallier de l’Ordre des Arts et Des Lettres in France. He is completing a new book, in which he revisits Rwanda, called: You Hide That You Hate Me And I Hide That I Know.

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April 27, 2016 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street

Free and open to the public, no tickets or reservations required.