Breaking News: This event has been postponed due to weather-related travel problems.
Award-winning writer Suketu Mehta, author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, will talk about his upcoming book on immigrants in contemporary New York on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Mehta was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and a winner of the Kiriyama Prize and the Hutch Crossword Award, Lettre Ulysses Prize, the BBC4 Samuel Johnson Prize, and the Guardian First Book Award. He has won the Whiting Writers Award, the O. Henry Prize, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for his fiction. Mehta’s nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Granta, Harpers Magazine, Time, and Condé Nast Traveler. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series.