Imbolo Mbue How Beautiful We Were
Includes signed book and conversation with Elisabeth Egan
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Imbolo Mbue's new book How Beautiful We Were on Saturday March 13 at 4 p.m. Imbolo will be in conversation with Elisabeth Egan, an editor at the New York Times Book Review.
Author of the New York Times bestseller and award-winning Behold the Dreamers, Mbue’s second book is a sweeping, wrenching story about the collision of a small African village and an American oil company.
Tickets cost $30 and include a copy of the book (value $28). The first 50 people to register will receive a signed copy of the book. The event will be held on Crowdcast and a sign-up link will be sent after ticket purchase.
Books can be picked up at Festival partner watchung booksellers in Montclair, or shipped to your home address (additional cost, select option when selecting ticket; shipping available within the US only).
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 translated into eleven languages, adapted into an opera and a stage play, and optioned for a miniseries. A native of Limbe, Cameroon, and a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, Imbolo Mbue lives in New York City.
Elisabeth Egan is an editor at the New York Times Book Review and the author of A Window Opens. She lives in Montclair with her family.
This event is part of Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival's special series of author events, Global Voices. See all of the talks here.
Any proceeds from the festival benefit parent organization, Montclair-based non-profit Succeed2gether, which offers after-school one-on-one tutoring and enrichment classes with the aim of closing the education and opportunity gaps in Essex County, NJ. You can read more about Succeed2gether and the festival at www.succeed2gether.org.
The festival organizing committee wishes to thank its event partners, festival sponsors, and community members.
Please note that there are no refunds for this event. If you would prefer to pay by check, please contact Succeed2gether on 973-746-0553.