Cihan Acar Wed, 27th January 2021, 8:00 pm Hawaii The event will take place exclusively online in the free YouTube livestream. Questions to Cihan Acar can be asked in the live chat of the event or gladly in advance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subscribe toour DAI newsletter to never miss a free online event! These are the hottest days of the year, dog days that some believe bring severe calamity. Kemal Arslan walks through Heilbronn, a soccer star who, after an accident, has to end his career and start all over again. Uninvolved, he stands around at a Turkish wedding, goes to a strip joint and a betting shop, gets caught in the middle of a street fight between right-wingers and migrants, meets his ex-girlfriend Sina and visits his parents, who, like most Turks in the city, live in Hawaii, a problem district with run-down high-rises and rough street life that has absolutely nothing in common with a vacation paradise. Cihan Acar tells the story of two days and three nights of a young man, in which he passes through all the stages of illusion, longing and loneliness. A book about all the homeless, night creatures and romantics who live in the in-between. Cihan Acar, born in 1986, studied law in Heidelberg and lives in Heilbronn. His most recent books are about hip-hop and the Istanbul soccer club Galatasaray. Hawaii is his first novel. In cooperation with the Muslim Academy Heidelberg i. G. – teilseiend e.V.