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Dinaw Mengestu on his novel How to Read the Air

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Dinaw Mengestu, who has been compared to Bellow, Fitzgerald, and Naipaul, discusses his novel, How to Read the Air. It tells the story of Ethiopian immigrants in search of a new identity as an American couple, and their son’s challenges with generational and cultural differences.

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Dinaw Mengestu

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Greg in Williamsburg from Williamsburg, BKLYN

To my shame, I confess that when I was studying at University of San Francisco, the "Save Darfur" rallies were a great place to make romantic connections. I met a lot of other weekend activists who were looking for some extracurriculur fun.

Oct. 14 2010 12:53 PM

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