Dark Lords of Empire

6:00pm EST


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.

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