Ten Evenings with Yaa Gyasi, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures
Join us for a virtual Ten Evenings lecture with award-winning author of Homegoing and Transcendent Kingdom, Yaa Gyasi.
Yaa Gyasi’s follow-up to her acclaimed, bestselling Homegoing is powerful, raw, and intimate. Transcendent Kingdom is a deeply moving portrait of a Ghanaian immigrant family ravaged by depression and addiction—a searing novel of faith, science, religion, and love.
Transcendent Kingdom introduces us to Gifty, a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at Stanford, studying reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was aView more