Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Kidder stands at the forefront of American letters as a champion of the heroism of everyday life. With a reputation for faultless prose and profound insights, his mesmerizing profiles include Mountains Beyond Mountains, which brought the world’s attention to Dr. Paul Farmer, and the Pulitzer Prize-winner The Soul of a New Machine. In his forthcoming work, Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O’Connell’s Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless People, Kidder continues to amplify the efforts of unique individuals who transcend cynicism and create hope.
Pico Iyer is the author of 15 books, translated into 23 languages, and the forthcoming book The Half Known Life, already hailed as “a masterpiece… nothing less than a guided tour of the human soul” (Elizabeth Gilbert).
Date: March 14
Time: 7:30 pm