AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, the author of this year's Common Book, is scheduled to speak on Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Auburn University Student Center Ballroom.

Divakaruni’s book “One Amazing Thing” describes the fictional story of several people from diverse different backgrounds who become trapped together by an earthquake for days.

Through its stories, the book discusses topics including cultural and ethnic diversity.

Many University classes are going to be using the book to discuss things such as cultural interactions, immigration, benefits of travel and impacts of natural disasters.



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