Never charged with a crime, Mohamedou Slahi was held for 14 years at Gitmo. He sought refuge in books, including Wells' Divine Secrets. Now released, he tells 60 Minutes why he forgives — and loves — Americans.
In an article released by the Hoover Sun of Alabama, An Evening with Rebecca Wells & the Ya-Ya Sisterhood show sells out in just 25 minutes for the 2017 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library.
Speaking at MTSU Oct. 8 as part of the university’s Tom T. Hall Writers Series, the author of the famed “Ya-Ya Sisterhood” trilogy kept an audience in the Student Union Parliamentary Room captivated with her views on writing, creativity, honesty and the cultural fascination with what British journalist Toby Young calls “the celebritariat.”