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The Aratani Theatre

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244 S San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States

May 2017

An Evening with Arundhati Roy – The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

May 8, 2017 • 8:00 am
The Aratani Theatre, 244 S San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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In conversation with Héctor Tobar   Twenty years after her Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things, internationally celebrated author Arundhati Roy returns to fiction with a dazzling new novel. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness journeys across the Indian subcontinent—from the cramped neighborhoods of Old Delhi and the roads of the new city to the mountains and valleys of Kashmir and beyond, where war is peace and peace is war. Braiding together a cast of characters who have been…

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June 2017

An Evening with Roxane Gay – Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

June 26, 2017 • 7:30 pm
The Aratani Theatre, 244 S San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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In conversation with journalist Ann Friedman “I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe,” writes New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay in her new book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body. With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and authority that ignite both her fiction and non-fiction explorations of the struggles of women, Gay’s new memoir navigates the female body and what it means to be overweight in a…

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