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Discussion with Award-Winning Author Dinaw Mengestu

Claremont, Calif. (October 6, 2008) – The Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies (IDBS) at The Claremont Colleges announces a discussion with author and writer, Dinaw Mengestu. Mengestu, who fled the communist revolution in Ethiopia as a child, is the author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. This book won The Guardian First Book Award in [Read More...]
October 6, 2008