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Book Launch: The Ungrateful Refugee, by Dina Nayeri

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Dina Nayeri launches The Ungrateful Refugee with Canongate at The Second Shelf

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Join us at The Second Shelf to celebrate Dina Nayeri's work of memoir and reportage, The Ungrateful Refugee, to be published with Canongate on the 30 May, 2019. Nayeri will be in conversation with A N Devers, the owner of The Second Shelf, about her book.

'Nayeri weaves together the story of her own refugee journey – as a child forced to flee Iran, eventually finding asylum in America – with the stories of others making their own journeys today. She sets out the stages of the refugee experience, and gives voice to those in today's refugee camps, or who are trying to settle in a new country, and for many of whom the search for home can be a forever state.'

Dina Nayeri was born in Iran during the revolution and arrived in America when she was ten years old. She is the winner of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, an O. Henry Award and the UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize. The author of two novels and contributor to The Displaced, her work has been published in over twenty countries. Her stories and essays have been published in Best American Short Stories and by the New York Times, Guardian, Wall Street Journal and Granta. She lives in London.

dinanayeri.com | @DinaNayeri

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