on september 23rd, 24th, and 25th, seattle public library brings mountain climber turned humanitarian greg mortenson to town for a series of author readings and discussions. readings take place at three libraries – beacon hill branch, douglass-truth branch, and green lake branch – and at town hall seattle.
mortenson will share his experiences building more than fifty schools in remote parts of pakistan and afghanistan and read from his book, three cups of tea: one man’s mission to promote peace … one school at a time, co-authored with david oliver relin. the book won this year’s kiriyama prize for nonfiction.
this program is part of the seattle public library’s 2007 september project and is presented in cooperation with elliott bay book company and the kiriyama prize. for more information, contact chris higashi.