Esty Dinur explores some books at the Wisconsin Book Festival happening this weekend, Friday November 3rd – Sunday, November 5th.
Lauren Markham is a writer and reporter whose work has appeared in VQR, The New Yorker.com, The Guardian, The New Republic, This American Life, and many others. Her writing and reporting centers around migration, youth and the environment. She is author of the recent book The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life, a story of twin brothers forced to escape violent gangs in El Salvador by migrating to California.
Blaine Harden is an author and reporter. He has formerly served as a bureau chief in Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa for The Washington Post and as a national correspondent for The New York Times. His most recent book is King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea, a look at the grisly world of American spy Donald Nichols during the Korean War.
Both authors will be speaking at the Wisconsin Book Festival on Friday, November 3rd at 6PM (separate events).