5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.
Author Qais Akbar Omar: A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story on Sunday, August 23, 1pm in the Wykeham Room. Qais Akbar Omar will deliver a presentation on his riveting book, A Fort of Nine Towers. Mr. Omar will be introduced by Warren resident, Wendy Summer and Kathy Kehoe of Washington, CT. One of the rare memoirs of Afghanistan to have been written by an Afghan, this story reveals the richness and suffering of life in a country whose history has become deeply entwined with our own.Books may be requested in advance at The Hickory Stick Bookshop and will be available for purchase at the event.