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February 19, 2018

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Release Date: 02/27/2014

Dinaw Mengestu reads from 'All Our Names' March 25 at The Seattle Public Library

Dinaw Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu will read from his new book, "All Our Names," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave. Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"All Our Names" tells a story about exile and the loneliness and fragmentation of lives that straddle countries and histories.


MacArthur fellow Mengestu is the author of two previous novels, "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears" and "How to Read the Air." He has received a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 award and a New Yorker 20 Under 40 award. His work has appeared in Harper's Magazine, Granta, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and The Wall Street Journal.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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