Thursday, February 8th / 7PM
RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Dave Eggers is the author of eleven books, including: The Circle; Heroes of the Frontier; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What Is the What, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and winner of France's Prix Médicis Etranger and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. His latest, The Monk of Mokha, tells the true story Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a young Muslim man who found his calling restoring Yemen’s long-forgotten standing as the world’s first and best coffee producer. The book, which received starred reviews from Booklist and Kirkus, weaves together the history of coffee, the struggles of everyday Yemenis living through civil war and Alkhanshali’s courageous journey following the most American of dreams.
Mokhtar Alkhanshali will join the author at this event.
Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry.