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James Owens: The World is Just a Book Away

James Owens: The World is Just a Book Away

Friday 1 March, 12pm-1pm

Al Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC

Authors: James Owens
If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what The Dalai Lama and Liam Neeson have in common, you have found your answer. Recognizing 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 talk.

Language: English
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68
Language: English
Session No. 19 
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