Editors picks for @Storymoja #HayFestKe: Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture & Hay 25, Sept. 15-16 2012 @ National Museum
The inaugural lecture honoring Kenya’s great Nobel Peace Laureate and Founder of the Green Belt Movement, will be given by Chinese writer and historian Jung Chang.
Jung Chang is the author of Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (which the Asian Wall Street Journal called the most read book about China), and Mao: The unknown Story (with Jon Halliday).
Chang won the UK Writers’ Guild Best Non-Fiction in 1992 and Book of the year UK in 1993.
Her books have been translated into more than 40 languages and sold more than 15 million copies.
Date: September 16, 2012
Venue: BC Courtyard
Panel: Jung Chang, Giles Foden, Sitawa Namwale, Chief Nyamweya, John Sibi-Okumu and John Kampfner
To celebrate Hay Festival’s 25th anniversary we asked many of the writers we have worked with over the 25 years to pose 25 questions to Hay Festival audiences.
Kampfner chairs this session addressing three of these questions. Interactive, inquisitive and ground-breaking – have your say and post your replies at www.hayfestival.org/hay25
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