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Author and New York Times Columnist Anand Giridharadas to Visit LCC

April 12, 2016


Author and New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas, in conjunction with LCC's common read initiative, One Book One LCC. The public and media are welcome to attend.


Giridharadas will discuss his book, "The True American," and the themes of racism, immigration, and learning what it means to be a true American in an exploration of the American dream. Seating during the speech will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets for the reception and book signing can be reserved online through April 14. Preapproved media may attend without a ticket.

Giridharadas writes for The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, and The New York Times Magazine on subjects ranging from poverty and democracy to terrorism and the social consequences of technology.


Thursday, April 14, 2016;
4-5:30 p.m. Author Reception and Book Signing
6-7:30 p.m. Public Speech: The True American


The reception and book signing will take place on the third floor of the LCC library, in the Technology and Learning Center Building. The public speech will be held in Dart Auditorium. To schedule an interview with the author, please contact Victoria Meadows at 517-483-1648.

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