The World as We Know It

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October 19
Calgary Public Library, John Dutton Theatre
Tickets: $15
15% discount for seniors, students and Friends of CJSW

Featuring: Nadeem Aslam, Sahar Delijani, Charlotte Grimshaw, Anthony Marra and Michael Winter

Novelists discuss the fine line between where reality ends and the storytelling begins as they map the sources of inspiration behind their work.

The Blind Man’s Garden by Nadeem Aslam is a story of war and one family’s losses, set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11.

Children of the Jacaranda Tree is a novel based on the harrowing experiences of its author, Sahar Delijani, and is a timely drama set in post-revolutionary Iran about three generations of men and women moved by dreams of justice and freedom.

Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter follows an army-affiliated contractor who tavels to Afghanistan on a quest to simultaneously recover from unrequited love and to find meaning in what is becoming an increasingly emotionally arid life.

The World as We Know It
October 19, 2013 2:30 pm
October 19, 2013 3:45 pm
August 7, 2013
Calgary Public Library, John Dutton Theatre
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2nd Floor, 616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada