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An Evening with Jonathan Alpeyrie

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An Evening with Jonathan Alpeyrie

An Evening with Jonathan Alpeyrie

February 28, 2018

From 7:15pm – 9:00pm

Duggal Visual Solutions is proud to have the opportunity to host an evening with acclaimed war photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie. Alpeyrie will be discussing his book The Shattered Lens, a first-hand account of his abduction while on assignment covering the Syrian Civil War in 2013.

Jonathan Alpeyrie Book Cover

Alpeyrie has been reporting war for over a decade. His work has brought him to over 30 countries and 13 warzones and has been published in the New York Times, Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Newsweek, Boston Globe, BBC, and other media.

Jonathan Alpeyrie Photo

Our evening will include:

A showcasing of Alpeyrie’s work and experiences.

A short Q&A lead by VP of Business Development at Duggal, Marc Lovci.

Book signing.

Here’s what people are saying about The Shattered Lens:

“A gripping and a personal view of war by someone who has been there.”

– Andy McNab, author of Bravo Two Zero

“A chilling tale about how [Alpeyrie] managed to win the fragile esteem of his captors while simultaneously keeping his fried nerves from completely shorting out, as well as his personal take on armed conflict and global jihad. A gripping account of life in captivity and humankind’s ongoing relationship to war.”

– Kirkus Reviews

“A keen photojournalist’s eye serves Alpeyrie well as he painstakingly recounts his capture in 2013 by rebels during Syria’s civil war . . . Throughout, he offers frank discussions about the illusion of freedom and the lure of violence, and offers a touching appreciation for the parental love and support he receives . . . In this harrowing story, Alpeyrie offers insights that deserve attention.”

– Publishers Weekly (starred review)

For more information on Jonathan Alpeyrie and The Shattered Lens please visit: