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Books at Bowers: The Moor’s Account (In-Person)

The June book selection, The Moor’s Account, is a historical novel first published in 2014. Based on the true story of the ill-fated 16th century Spanish expedition, this novel is an imagined memoir of the first black explorer of America. It won the American Book Award, Arab-American Book Award, Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, was long listed for the Booker Prize, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Moroccan-born author Laila Lalami has written five books and currently is a professor of Creative Writing at UC Riverside.

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium

Free for members. To RSVP, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Space is limited to 25 Bowers Members. A confirmation email will be sent to participants.

Event details

June 16, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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