Thursday, April 20, 2017
Refreshments: 3:30 Program: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B
Free and open to the public
Tim Crowther’s latest book The Queen of Katwe is the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the poorest slums of Uganda, who — inspired by an unlikely mentor, a war refugee turned missionary — has become an international chess champion.
Tim Crothers is a former senior writer at Sports Illustrated who is currently a journalism professor and a freelance sportswriter at UNC-CH. He is also the author of The Man Watching, a biography of Anson Dorrance, the legendary coach of the UNC-CH women’s soccer team, and co-author of Hard Work, the autobiography of UNC basketball coach Roy Williams. He lives in Chapel Hill.