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Books for Africa event highlights author Alexandra Fuller (Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight")

Keynote Address by Alexandra Fuller Author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

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Come spend an evening with some of Africa's most exciting authors at a reception on Saturday, October 9, 2010. This Books For Africa event and fundraiser, held at the beautiful University Club in downtown St. Paul, MN, will feature a keynote address by Alexandra Fuller, author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight.

When: Saturday, October 9, 2010
Where: The University Club, Downtown Clubhouse
340 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101 USA
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.
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This evening reception is the culminating event of Books For Africa's Conference on African Literature featuring Nuruddin Farah from Somalia, Uwem Akpan from Nigeria, Billy Karanja Kahora from Kenya, and Alexandra Fuller from Zimbabwe. Read author bios. While earlier scheduled events give participants the chance to hear participating authors read from and discuss their works, this reception will allow attendees to spend the evening with these authors while enjoying heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

You can register online, send an e-mail to bfa@booksforafrica.org or call the BFA office at (651) 602-9844. Tickets are $100 for one ticket, or $75 per ticket for orders of 2 or more tickets. Students get a discounted rate of $25 per ticket.

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