A Virtual Evening with Mohsin Hamid and Danzy Senna

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

New York Times-bestselling author Mohsin Hamid shares THE LAST WHITE MAN, a story of love, loss, and rediscovery during unsettling change.

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Join two-time Booker Prize finalist Mohsin Hamid for a discussion of his Kafka-esque, sharp-edged political allegory The Last White Man.

Your ticket includes admission to this exclusive event, a hardcover copy of The Last White Man ($26 retail price), as well as sales tax, shipping, and handling (if applicable). Please contact Country Bookshelf with any questions. We can’t wait to see you there!

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NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER BY TIME, ELLE, USA TODAY, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND MORE!

One morning, a man wakes up to find himself transformed. Overnight, Anders's skin has turned dark, and the reflection in the mirror seems a stranger to him. At first he shares his secret only with Oona, an old friend turned new lover. Soon, reports of similar events begin to surface. Across the land, people are awakening in new incarnations, uncertain how their neighbors, friends, and family will greet them. Some see the transformations as the long-dreaded overturning of the established order that must be resisted to a bitter end. In many, like Anders's father and Oona's mother, a sense of profound loss and unease wars with profound love. As the bond between Anders and Oona deepens, change takes on a different shading: a chance at a kind of rebirth--an opportunity to see ourselves, face to face, anew.

In Mohsin Hamid's "lyrical and urgent" prose ( O Magazine), The Last White Man powerfully uplifts our capacity for empathy and the transcendence over bigotry, fear, and anger it can achieve.

"Perhaps Hamid's most remarkable work yet ... an extraordinary vision of human possibility." -Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies
"Searing, exhilarating ... reimagines Kafka's iconic The Metamorphosis for our racially charged era." Hamilton Cain, Oprah Daily

A Virtual Evening with Mohsin Hamid and Danzy Senna imageMohsin Hamid is the author of five novels, including the Booker Prize finalists and New York Times bestsellers Exit West and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. His essays, some collected as Discontent and Its Civilizations, have appeared in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and elsewhere.

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Danzy Senna's first novel, Caucasia, was the winner of the Book-of-the-Month Club's Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and an American Library Association Alex Award. It was a finalist for an International IMPAC Dublin Award, and was a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. Her short fiction and essays have been widely anthologized. She is a recipient of the 2002 Whiting Writers' Award and currently holds the Jenks Chair of Contemporary American/Letters at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780593538814
Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am Today
Published: Riverhead Books - August 2nd, 2022

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