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Date:
June 25, 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:
Virtual event
Address:
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Email:
Cost:
Free
Author Mohsin Hamid
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Community Reads Exit West: a Conversation with Mohsin Hamid

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Author Mohsin Hamid will be joining us virtually to discuss his book!

Menlo Park Library is partnering with Kepler's Books and Magazines for a Community Reads @ Home program. We invite you to join us in reading Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, all together in order to connect in this time of isolation and recovery. 

Author Mohsin Hamid will be joining us virtually to discuss his book, and to answer reader questions. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the author! 

Copies of Exit West are available through Kepler's Books and Menlo Park Library. Please contact the library for more information.

About Exit West
Exit West chronicles the lives of two young lovers from an unnamed country at the onset of civil war. Nadia and Saeed flee their ancestral home through a series of special portals taking them across the world. Exit West was New York Times Best Book of the Year (2017), winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize for Fiction, and the Aspen Words Literary Prize. A real crowd-pleaser of a novel, Barack Obama called this one of the best books he read in 2017, and it is currently being adapted into a feature film for Netflix.

About Mohsin Hamid
Mohsin Hamid is the author of four novels: Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, and Exit West , as well as a book of essays, Discontent and Its Civilizations. His writing has been translated into forty languages, featured on bestseller lists, and adapted for the cinema. Born in Lahore, he has spent about half his life there and much of the rest in London, New York, and California.