Home is a Stranger
Wed March 17 | 7:00 - 8:15 pm
Parnaz Foroutan is the author of The Girl from the Garden, which received the PEN Emerging Voices Award and was named one of Booklist’s “Top 10 First Novels” of 2015.
Her memoir Home is a Stranger is about her journey back to Iran as a young woman two decades after her family fled the rise of the Islamic theocracy. It is a memoir about the meaning of desire, the transcendence of boundaries, and the journey to find home.