Author Event – Thurs May 8 – NoViolet Bulawayo

We are pleased to present – in partnership with the Palo Alto Library – the award winning author NoViolet Bulawayo. Save the date – Thursday May 8 at 7 PM at the Lucie Stern Community Center. NoViolet is the author of “We Need New Names.” It’s the story of a girl and her friends in a Zimbabwe shantytown and her immigration as a teen to the US. We’ll follow the event with a “Community Read” experience and a discussion online and somewhere on the Peninsula (TBD).  To reserve a seat:
Questions? contact Bulawayo

Winner 2014 Pen/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel

Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize

Winner of the 2013 Etisalat Prize for Literature

One of the New York Times Notable Books of the Year for 2013

One of National Public Radio’s Great Reads of 2013


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