March 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Musehouse: A Center for the Literary Arts

7 p.m.

Musehouse: A Center for the Literary Arts

7924 Germantown Avenue

Two fiction writers will share their compelling, socially committed fiction. Ken Kalfus has written some of the most provocative and ambitious fiction of our time. His latest novel, Equilateral, takes place in the 1890s in the Egyptian desert, where a British astronomer builds a giant flaming triangle to communicate with Mars. Maureen Corrigan from Fresh Air comments, “What at first looks like an intricate fantasy novel actually contains pointed social commentary.” Andrew Ervin’s collection of linked novellas, set in Budapest, features a Holocaust survivor composer, a disaffected American soldier and a young violinist who cross paths with skinheads, gun-runners and the black ops of the American military. “One of the year’s most memorable books of fiction,” The Huffington Post said. Hosted by Doug Gordon. Free

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