Tamim Ansary wrote the celebrated literary memoir West of Kabul, East of New York, selected as a One City One Book pick by several cities, including San Francisco, California and Waco, Texas. Currently, he runs a six-week memoir writing workshop limited to five participants, and he also hosts a literary blog dedicated to the art of telling real-life stories at…
His book Destiny Disrupted, A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes won the 2009 Northern California Book Award for nonfiction in 2009. His other books include a novel, The Widow’s Husband, and a narrative history of modern Afghanistan, Games Without Rules.
- Wednesday, February 17, Ansary joins a distinguished lineup at a reading hosted by Lyrics and Dirges, The event starts at 7:30, at Pegasus Books, 2348 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, California.
- Ansary on the struggles and patterns of Afghan history.
- Ansary in conversation with Bryan Callen.
- Ansary interview by David Henry Sterry on the art of memoir.