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Ayad Akhtar


Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist and playwright. His work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages, and he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Ayad is the author of AMERICAN DERVISH, published in over 20 languages and named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012, as well as his latest novel, HOMELAND ELEGIES. He lives in New York City.

Books by Ayad Akhtar

by Ayad Akhtar - Fiction

A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, HOMELAND ELEGIES blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made.