An Unlikely Story is thrilled to partner with Books & Books/Miami Book Fair for this special online event with Booker Prize finalist Mohsin Hamid where he will discuss his new book, THE LAST WHITE MAN, a story of love, loss, and rediscovery in a time of unsettling change.
Tickets bundled with a copy of the book that will be shipped, or available for pick up, after the event:
General Admission: A free ticket that includes a link to the virtual event on Zoom.
Admission & Book + In-Store Pickup: Includes the Zoom link, one hardcover copy of The Last White Man, plus tax. Attendees can pick up their books in-store after the event during store hours.
Admission & Book + Domestic Shipping (US Only): Includes the Zoom link, one hardcover copy of The Last White Man, plus tax, shipping in the US.
The link will be sent to attendees the day of the event. A recording of the event will be available to customers who purchased a ticket as soon as possible after the event night.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
“Searing, exhilarating … reimagines Kafka’s iconic The Metamorphosis for our racially charged era.” Hamilton Cain, Oprah Daily
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Exit West, a story of love, loss, and rediscovery in a time of unsettling change.
One morning, a man wakes up to find himself transformed. Overnight, Anders’s skin has turned dark, and the reflection in the mirror seems a stranger to him. At first he shares his secret only with Oona, an old friend turned new lover. Soon, reports of similar events begin to surface. Across the land, people are awakening in new incarnations, uncertain how their neighbors, friends, and family will greet them.Some see the transformations as the long-dreaded overturning of the established order that must be resisted to a bitter end. In many, like Anders’s father and Oona’s mother, a sense of profound loss and unease wars with profound love. As the bond between Anders and Oona deepens, change takes on a different shading: a chance at a kind of rebirth--an opportunity to see ourselves, face to face, anew.
In Mohsin Hamid’s “lyrical and urgent” prose (O Magazine), The Last White Man powerfully uplifts our capacity for empathy and the transcendence over bigotry, fear, and anger it can achieve.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Mohsin Hamid is the author of five novels, including the Booker Prize finalists and New York Times bestsellers Exit West and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. His essays, some collected as Discontent and Its Civilizations, have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and elsewhere.