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Book Discussion: 'Exit West' By Mohsin Hamid

Friday, May 11, 2018, 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM
Bistro 112 at the Tannery, 1060 River St. Suite#112
Bistro 112
1060 River St., Suite 112.
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
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Despite what you may hear from alarmists, it's not easy for refugees to get to the United States — or really anywhere, for that matter. If they're even able to escape their own country, they face constant roadblocks and long waiting lists before they're able to establish themselves, however precariously, in another country. There are no magic doorways they can walk through that will just bring them to another land.

But what if there were? That's the question Mohsin Hamid poses in his haunting new book, Exit West. The fourth novel from the Pakistani-born author is at once a love story, a fable, and a chilling reflection on what it means to be displaced, unable to return home and unwelcome anywhere else.
from NPR book review. Read more