August Book Discussion: ‘Exit West’ by Mohsin Hamid

book cover "Exit West"7:00 p.m.
Wednesday
August 1
Gales Ferry Library (Note this is after hours.)

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and a finalist for The National Book Critics Circle Award, the novel follows two young people who meet in a country on the brink of civil war. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors – doors that can whisk people far away. As the violence escalates, Nadia and Saeed decide that they must leave their homeland and old lives behind. They find a door and step through…

Please join us to share the reading experience in our reorganized study area. There will be refreshments. Copies of the book are available at both Libraries.

Mohsin Hamid will appear at Connecticut College’s Palmer Auditorium on September 26, at 7:00 p.m.