Photo Credit: Michael Lionstar
Sat, Oct 29 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Galvin Recital Hall
70 Arts Circle Dr | Evanston, IL | 60208
"Homegoing is an inspiration." - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Yaa Gyasi has written a debut work that embraces her extended world in all its complexity. Tracing the descendants of two sisters torn apart in eighteenth-century Africa, Homegoing is a riveting, kaleidoscopic novel about race, history, ancestry, love, and time. Stretching from the wars of Ghana to the coal mines of the American South to twentieth-century Harlem, Gyasi’s tale captures the troubled spirit of our nation.
Preorder your copy of Homegoing through the CHF box office and save 20%.
There will be a book signing following this program.
Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She holds a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she held a Dean's Graduate Research Fellowship. She lives in Berkeley, California.