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Ayad Akhtar joins Mitchell Kaplan on this new episode of The Literary Life. Akhtar shares Homeland Elegies, “part memoir, part novel,” about an American son, his immigrant father, and their life in a post-9/11 America. Akhtar is a playwright, novelist Pulitzer Prize recipient who will serve as the next president of PEN America. Recorded in Miami and New York City.
Host: Mitchell Kaplan
Producer: Carmen Lucas
Editor: Justin Alvarez, Lit Hub Radio
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