Two-time Man Booker Prize Winner Hilary Mantel amazed me with her new collection of stories, The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. She sees with literary vision that doesn't miss a single detail; her writing makes me laugh, cringe, and ache. I believe Mantel is one of our finest 21st century writers. -Mamie
Ishmael Beah soared to the top of the Bestsellers list with his memoir, A Long Way Gone. Now he's back to share with us his first novel, Radiance of Tomorrow. In a tender parable about postwar life in Sierra Leone, two friends return to their village and are forced to reckon with the uncertainty of their past and future alike. Join us on Wednesday, March 5th @ 7:30 p.m. as we meet the author whom Dave Eggers has called “arguably the most read African writer in contemporary literature."