October 10, 2012
Paul Rusesabagina, the President and Founder of the Hotel Rwanda Rusesabagina Foundation (HRRF) http://www.hrrfoundation.org will appear in Chicago on October 16
As a part of the One Book, One Chicago program, Paul Rusesabagina, will be in conversation with the host of Chicago Public Radio’s Worldview, Jerome McDonnell on
October 16 at 6 p.m. at the Cindy Prtizker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 South State St. The program is free and open to the public.
Humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina joins Worldview host Jerome McDonnell, for a discussion about taking action against injustice. What choices does one make in times of war? This is one of the many questions asked in The Book Thief and is mirrored in Rusesabagina’
This discussion is part of this fall’s One Book, One Chicago program. The Chicago Public Library will present two special events highlighting the selection, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. On Monday, October 22 at 6 p.m. Markus Zusak, author of the fall 2012 One Book, One Chicago selection, sits down with Chicago Tribune columnist and author Dawn Turner Trice for a conversation about his vision behind The Book Thief as well as the author’s reaction to its enormous success among readers of all ages across the globe.
One Book, One Chicago is presented by the Chicago Public Library, the Chicago Public Library Foundation, Allstate and BMO Harris.
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