When: Thu., Nov. 13, 3:30-5 p.m. 2014
Krista Bremer's "My Accidental Jihad” tells how she — an exercise-obsessed, well-off Californian — adapts to being the wife of a Libyan émigré, and flirts with Islam. "My Accidental Jihad' explores what it means to open one’s mind and heart to another culture. Krista Bremer's award-winning essays appeared in The New York Times Magazine,CNN and MSN. Her work has been featured on NPR and she has appeared in the PBS series Arab American Stories. Her work has been translated and reprinted all over the world.