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Why Pulitzer Winner Ayad Akhtar Wrote Disgraced
"I was at a dinner party in 2006 with some friends and talk turned to Islam and a couple of European friends were there ... who I don't think had identified me as Muslim, at least not in any operative sense. And I noticed in a very subtle way how that evening shifted their idea of me and it always - after that night, it always struck me that this would be a great idea for a play."
NPR 04/29/13 (includes audio)
Posted May 7, 2013 12:48 AM
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