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Discussion of Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Book Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 19 Aug 15:00 - 17:00

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This August, we are reading Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue: A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy.

New York Times Bestseller • Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award • Longlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award • An ALA Notable Book

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
NPR • The New York Times Book Review • San Francisco Chronicle • The Guardian • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Chicago Public Library • BookPage • Refinery29 • Kirkus Reviews