‘The Queen of Katwe’ Tells Story of Teen Chess Prodigy’s Rise from Ugandan Slums: Sports journalist Tim Crothers is in Santa Barbara this week to speak about his inspiring new book

“I have a story for you.” Six words guaranteed to pique the curiosity of any enterprising journalist, they presented a storyline to sports journalist Tim Crothers that would lure him around the world and into the heart of an African slum, where he would meet a true underdog and begin to tell her story. … Crothers will be speaking and signing the book from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday inWestmont College’s campus lecture hall. From 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, he’ll also hold a book signing at Savoy Cafe & Deli, 24 W. Figueroa St. The books will also be for sale to the public Sunday at Santa Barbara Community Church, 1002 Cieneguitas Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. more

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