EventsOpen Book: Imbolo Mbue

Open Book: Imbolo Mbue

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM


Imbolo Mbue is the author of the 2016 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 11 languages, adapted into an opera and a stage play, and optioned for a miniseries.

Her new novel, How Beautiful We Were  is a sweeping, wrenching story about the collision of a small African village and an American oil company. It was named one of Time's Most Anticipated Books of 2021.

A native of Limbe, Cameroon, and a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, Imbolo Mbue lives in New York City.

Imbolo will be interviewed by Maya Sharma, author of Paving - Conversations With Incredible Women Who Are Shaping Our World.

Behold the Dreamers

How Beautiful We Were

Paving - Conversations With Incredible Women Who Are Shaping Our World

This event will be recorded for later viewing on the Sno-Isle Libraries YouTube channel, and will be available for two weeks after posting.

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