James Owens: The World is Just a Book Away
Saturday 2 March, 4pm-5pm
Al Ras 3, InterContinental, DFC
If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what The Dalai Lama and Sharon Stone have in common, you have found your answer. Recognising the life-changing nature of reading, USC professor James J. Owens captures the stories of how books and reading inspired some of the world’s most prominent people in his anthology The World is Just a Book Away.
Working through his charity of the same name, Owens seeks to promote global literacy. Learn more about his work in this powerful discussion.