Live Stream Book + Author: Raven Leilani, in conversation with Hanif Abdurraqib

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Come join us! RSVP here to participate in the next event in Macmillan’s Book + Author series: a virtual book club event with award-winning author Raven Leilani for the paperback release of her instant New York Times bestseller Luster. We've partnered with Macmillan to bring this opportunity to book club members and avid readers across the country, who can tune in to hear a discussion and participate in the live Q&A. 

Prior to the event, we will send an email reminder with the link required to attend on Macmillan's Crowdcast channel. 

There is no fee required to attend this event but if you attend and decide to purchase a book, we hope you will support our work by purchasing from Malaprop's. Buying books from us makes it possible for us to continue offering author events, serve our book-loving community, and support our local economy. You may also support our work by purchasing a gift card or making a donation of any amount below. Thank you! 

Sharp, comic, disruptive, tender, Luster sees a young black woman fall into art and someone else's open marriage.

“Exacting, hilarious, and deadly . . . A writer of exhilarating freedom and daring.”—Zadie Smith, Harper’s Bazaar

Raven Leilani’s work has been published in GrantaThe Yale ReviewMcSweeney’s Quarterly ConcernConjunctionsThe Cut, and New England Review, among other publications. Leilani received her MFA from NYU and was an Axinn Foundation Writer-in-Residence. Luster is her first novel.

Hanif Abdurraqib is a writer from the east side of Columbus, Ohio. His latest book is A Little Devil In America.

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Luster: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250798671
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - June 8th, 2021

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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
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By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781937512651
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 7th, 2017

SKU: x672389