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[ARCHIVED] Malibu Library Speaker Series Featuring Bestselling Author Michael Scott Moore, May 15

Michael Scott Moore

The Malibu Library Speaker Series presents bestselling author Michael Scott Moore discussing his most recent book “The Desert and the Sea.” This profound memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates is a riveting, thoughtful and emotional exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival.

Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 PM

Malibu Library, 23519 West Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265
Free with RSVP. Please RSVP online or by calling the Malibu Library at 310-456-6438.

Michael Scott Moore is a journalist and a novelist, author of a comic novel about L.A., "Too Much of Nothing," as well as a travel book about surfing, "Sweetness and Blood," which was named a best book of 2010 by The Economist. He’s won Fulbright, Logan, and Pulitzer Center grants for his nonfiction, and a MacDowell Colony fellowship for his fiction. He worked for several years as an editor and writer at Spiegel Online in Berlin. He was kidnapped in early 2012 on a reporting trip to Somalia and held hostage by pirates for 32 months. The Desert and the Sea, a memoir about that ordeal, is out now from HarperCollins.

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