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A Reading and Conversation with Elif Batuman

Event Sponsor
The Changing Human Experience
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305

The Public Humanities Initiative invites you to a lively reading and conversation with author Elif Batuman, PhD '07.  Elif Batuman’s first novel, The Idiot, was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize, and was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction in the UK. The sequel, Either/Or, was published in 2022. She is also the author of The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them, which was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. She has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2010 and holds a PhD in comparative literature from Stanford University.

Masks strongly recommended and appreciated. 

This event is co-sponsored by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society and the School of Humanities and Sciences Dean's Office.