Leila Aboulela & Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Thu 15 Aug 13:45 - 14:45
New Worlds and the Meaning of Home
Meet two award-winning writers whose characters embark on wide-ranging voyages. Leila Aboulela’s Bird Summons portrays three women on a Highland road trip, encountering ideas that extend as far as Mecca. Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s triumphant second novel, The Dragonfly Sea, follows young Kenyan Ayaana in a quest to make sense of East Africa’s rich cultural heritage. Today they transport you to new worlds and discuss the meaning of home with author Polly Clark.