Join us for a conversation with New York Times best-selling author, Imbolo Mbue, who will be discussing her second novel, “How Beautiful We Were,” about a fictional African village’s fight against an against American oil company, named by The New York Times as “One of the 10 Best Books” of 2021.
Event location: Paepcke Auditorium in Aspen (1000 N 3rd St)
Doors: 5:30 p.m. | Talk: 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Book-signing to follow.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Imbolo Mbue is the author of the New York Times bestseller “Behold the Dreamers,” which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and was an Oprah’s Book Club selection. The novel has been adapted into an opera and a stage play, and optioned for a miniseries. Her second novel, “How Beautiful We Were,” about a fictional African village’s fight against an against American oil company, was named by The New York Times as “One of the 10 Best Books” of 2021. Her works have been translated into 18languages and published in dozens of countries. A native of Limbe, Cameroon, and a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, Mbue lives in New York.