Book In Common author, Dave Eggers visits May 7

Dave Eggers, author of the 2011-2012 Chico State Book In Common, Zeitoun  will speak on Monday, May 7 in Laxson Auditorium.

Egger’s is the author of seven books, including this year’s Book In Common, Zeitoun. Zeitoun is the story of one family caught between America's war on terror and the disaster of Hurricane Katrina, this award-winning book is a riveting account of one family's unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water.

On Monday, May 7, Eggers will discuss and answer questions from the community about his written works, his commitment to literacy and the unsettling issues Zeitoun raises. The Chico State Wildcat Store will be selling Dave Eggers books in the lobby and he will be available for signing after the presentation.

This lecture and discussion will take place at 7:30 pm in Laxson Auditorium. Tickets are $20 premium, $17 adult, $15 senior and $10 student/child. Purchase tickets at the University Box Office (corner of Second St. & Normal Ave.; 898-6333) or online here.

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