Gunn Memorial Library on Wykeham Road in Washington will present a program with author Qais Akbar Omar Aug. 23 at 1 p.m.

Warren resident Wendy Summer and Kathy Kehoe of Washington will introduce Omar, who will discuss his book “A Fort of Nine Towers.”

The book is one of the rare memoirs of Afghanistan to have been written by an Afghan.

Books may be requested in advance at Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Ave., and will be available at the library.

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