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Palestinian-born writer Anton Shammas, a retired U-M comparative literature and Middle East studies professor, discusses his 1986 novel that tells the story of several generations of family life in a rural Palestinian village where different people have both lived together and struggled against each other for centuries. The first Arab novel written in Hebrew, the book proved provocative for both Arab and Jewish readers. 6:30 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585–5567.

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