Diana Abu-Jaber Reading

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Writer Diana Abu-Jaber will be reading from her fiction on Thursday evening, January 28th at 8 p.m. at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus Bookstore.

The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a complimentary casual wine and cheese reception.

Diana Abu-Jaber is the author of Origin, “a superbly written and utterly compelling novel” (Andre Dubus). Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk said of the novel, “Here's a brilliant protagonist who can trust her intuition when she reaches the limits of her professional training.”

Her other books include Crescent (winner of the 2004 PEN Center USA Award for Literary Fiction and the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award), The Language of Baklava, and Arabian Jazz, which won the 1994 Oregon Book Award and was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award. She teaches at Portland State University and divides her time between Portland and Miami.

The reading is part of the Barnes and Noble Writers on the Bay Reading Series. The bookstore is located in the Wolfe University Center, 1st floor, NE 151st Street and Biscayne Bay Blvd in North Miami. For further information, call 305-919-5857