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The Center for Fiction Presents Mateo Askaripour on This Great Hemisphere with Zakiya Dalila Harris

The Center for Fiction welcomes Mateo Askaripour, bestselling author of Black Buck, to celebrate his latest work This Great Hemisphere. The novel is an inventive work of speculative fiction that follows Sweetmint, a woman in the Northwestern Hemisphere who is made a second-class citizen by her birth. After her brother goes missing, she learns that he is the main suspect in the murder of a high-ranking political official. With the next election in the hemisphere days away, Sweetmint starts off on a dangerous manhunt to try to find her beloved brother before it is too late. Named one of the most anticipated titles of 2024 by Book Riot and She Reads, the novel immerses you in a captivating setting as it illuminates dynamics of power and corruption. Joining Askaripour is the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Black Girl, Zakiya Dalila Harris. Harris and Askaripour will discuss the novel and its imaginative futuristic world that mirrors our own. After the conversation, Askaripour will sign books.


Mon 7/8

The Center for Fiction
15 Lafayette Avenue

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