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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

All Fairfax Reads: Little Princes


September is a day away and as All Fairfax Reads winds down, we’ve planned a series of programs for all those who have read (or plan to read) the 2011 selection, Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan.

Here is the line-up:

Expeditions to Nepal: Beyond Everest, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Sherwood Regional Library. National Geographic adventurer Peter Athans describes his travels, archaeological discoveries and humanitarian work in Nepal. Sign up online or call 703-765-3645.

Little Princes Discussion, Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Reston Regional Library. Cosponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation. No registration required.

Himalayan Religion and the Culture of Nepal, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. Kings Park Library. Georgetown Professor Benjamin Bogin talks about the religion and culture of Nepal. Sign up online beginning Sept. 1. Or call 703-978-5600.

Conor Grennan, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. Harris Theatre on the campus of George Mason University. The All Fairfax Reads author discusses his book. No registration required. Cosponsored by Fall for the Book.

Check out the All Fairfax Reads page on the library’s website for more info on the author, the book, discussion questions and additional reading, including the books
below:

Nonfiction:
The Places In Between by Rory Stewart
Murder in the High Himalaya by Jonathan Green
Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen

Fiction:
Pay It Forward by Catherine Hyde
The Sunflower by Richard Paul Evans
Arresting God in Kathmandu by Samrat Upadhyay

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