Author Laila Lalami: "The Moor's Account"

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Authors & Their Journeys: Laila Lalami
Author Laila Lalami will discuss her novel The Moor’s Account and share her journey writing it. 

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This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Pasadena Public Library

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Lalami was born in Rabat and educated in Morocco, Great Britain, and the United States. She is the author of four novels, including The Moor’s Account, which won the American Book Award, the Arab-American Book Award, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. Her most recent novel, The Other Americans, was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and the National Book Award in Fiction. Her essays and criticism have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, The Nation, Harper’s, the Guardian, and the New York Times. She has received fellowships from the British Council, the Fulbright Program, and the Guggenheim Foundation and is currently a full professor of creative writing at the University of California at Riverside. She lives in Los Angeles. Her new book, a work of nonfiction called Conditional Citizens, was published by Pantheon in September 2020. 
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Event Type(s): Featured Event, Online Event, Author Events
Age Group(s): Adults 18+

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