Dark Lords of Empire

6:00pm EST

October 4, 2020

Fiction

Corporate greed and extreme inequality loom large in these authors’ most recent books, which investigate the human implications of national politics through the lens of a marginalized immigrant family in one case and inter-class relationships in the other. Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author and playwright Ayad Akhtar (Homeland Elegies) and National Book Award finalist Emily St. John Mandel (The Glass Hotel) for a discussion about their latest novels. Moderated by Laura Marsh, literary editor of the New Republic.

Participating authors

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