Lawrence Hill speaks about his newest novel The Illegal, including the writing process and his inspiration for writing about the life of an elite marathoner who has fled violence in his homeland and gone into hiding as an undocumented refugee in a rich nation where he is not wanted. 

This event was sponsored by Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo.

From September to May each year, the CIGI Speaker Series are presented on important international topics to raise public awareness and understanding on a variety of current global issues. This series features some of the most prominent and acclaimed figures in their respective areas of global governance.
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