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New York Times Best Selling Author of Say You’re One of Them to Lecture at Loyola University of Chicago

What:
Uwem Akpan, S.J., #1 New York Times best-selling author of Say You’re One of Them, the current Oprah’s Book Club selection, will visit Loyola University Chicago on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., to discuss his book, the intersection of spirituality and art, and his life as a Jesuit priest and author. Father Akpan’s lecture, which will be preceded by a short reading from his book, is free and open to the public.

Father Akpan’s appearance at Loyola will take place one day after his participation in a live, in-depth discussion about his book with Oprah Winfrey that will be simulcast on www.oprah.com/index and CNN.com. Details of the event, which will take place on Monday, November 9, at 8 p.m. CST, can be found at oprah.com/bookclub.

Following Father Akpan’s public lecture, all attendees are invited to a reception in the lobby area located outside the Galvin Auditorium. For more information on Father Akpan or Say You’re One of Them, visit www.uwemakpan.com.

When:
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
2:30 p.m.

Where:
Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center for Student Services
Loyola University Chicago, Lake Shore Campus
1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660

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