Letters and Politics

On The Coming Apocalypse with Ariel Dorfman

Guest: Ariel Dorfman is a renown Argentinian-Chilean-American writer and a human rights activist. Once a former adviser to Chilean President Salvador Allende in the early 70’s, Ariel Dorfman would go on write countless books, plays and essays. He is the author several books including, How to Read Donald Duck, Homeland Security Ate My Speech (OR Books), and his latest, The Compensation Bureau (also by OR Books) is a sci-fi novel that tackles the complexities of a forthcoming apocalypse. Ariel Dorfman is also a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Literature at Duke University.