Amitava Kumar

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Presented by City of Asylum @ Alphabet City at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, Pittsburgh PA

Mar 20
Amitava Kumar

Join us for a reading with author Amitava Kumar who will be presenting his newest book Immigrant, Montana. This event is co-sponsored by CMU’s Literary and Cultural Studies Colloquium & The Humanities Festival.

The author of the widely praised Lunch with a Bigot now gives us a remarkable novel–reminiscent of Teju Cole, W. G. Sebald, John Berger–about a young new immigrant to the United States in search of love: across dividing lines between cultures, between sexes, and between the particular desires of one man and the women he comes to love.

The young man is Kailash, from India. His new American friends call him Kalashnikov, AK-47, AK. He takes it all in his stride: he wants to fit in–and more

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City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

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Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.

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