Carnegie Author Series:
Virtual Author Talk with Imbolo Mbue
Thursday, March 18 │ 3 p.m.
Imbolo Mbue is the author of the 2016 New York Times bestseller Behold the Dreamers, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and was an Oprah’s Book Club selection. The novel has been translated into 11 languages, adapted into an opera and a stage play, and optioned for a miniseries.
Her forthcoming novel, How Beautiful We Were (available on March 9) is a sweeping, wrenching story about the collision of a small African village and an American oil company. It was named one of Time's Most Anticipated Books of 2021.
A native of Limbe, Cameroon, and a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, Imbolo Mbue lives in New York City.
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