Emirates Literature Foundation is delighted to host critically acclaimed author Leila Aboulela, winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, the Scottish Book Award and the Saltire Fiction Book of the Year Award, discussing her latest book Bird Summons in an intimate setting.
Hailed by reviewers as “a heady blend of social realism, magic, Middle Eastern folktale and Celtic myth”, “a magic carpet ride into the forest of history and the lives of women” and “a Scottish-Arabic Canterbury Tales”, Bird Summons is a truly unique book.
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet this outstanding author who has been praised by high-profile writers including Nobel Prize winner J.M Coetzee, Ben Okri and Ali Smith. There is limited capacity for this event, book you tickets now.
Date: Sunday 14 April 2019
Time: 19.00 - 20.00, Doors open from 18.45.
Venue: World Trade Club, Sheikh Rashid Tower, Dubai
Price: AED 35 ticket only, AED 95 with book (signed at event)