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"Crossing Mandelbaum Gate" Book Talk with Kai Bird

A Starr Forum event presented on May 6, 2010
Pulitzer prize-winning author, Kai Bird, came to MIT for a book talk and book signing: Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978 (Just released this April!)

ABOUT KAI BIRD:
Kai Bird's recent book, Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978, was released by Scribner on April 27, 2010. His book is a meld of personal memoir and history, fusing his early life in Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Egypt with an account of the American experience in the Middle East and intimate insights into the Arab-Israeli tragedy. He is the co-author with Martin J. Sherwin of the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenhelmer (2005), which also on the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and the Duff Cooper Prize for History in London. He lives in Kathmandu, Nepal, with his wife and son. For his complete bio, visit: www.kaibird.com

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