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Samar Yazbek: Escapism for Survival @edbookfest
August 17, 2021 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Leading Syrian author Samar Yazbek joins the Edinburgh International Book Festival live from France to discuss the vital role of the imagination in the struggle for survival. Yazbek spoke about the challenges of life in Syria at the Book Festival in 2012; since then, her home country has continued to endure a devastating conflict. Join us as she speaks to academic and activist Esa Aldegheri about her work.
This is a live event, with an author Q&A.