Saturday, 3 October 2009

Monica Ali at the British Library

On Sunday 04 October:

Monica Ali

British Library

Monica Ali talks to Zaib Davids about her novels, including her latest book 'In the Kitchen'. They will discuss Ali's rich, complex characters and explore the themes of identity, loyalty and belonging that emerge from her work. Monica Ali is one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists and won Newcomer of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards. Her first novel 'Brick Lane' was short listed for the Man Booker Prize, the George Orwell Prize for political writing and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Zaib Davids is a psychoanalyst and consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at University College London Hospital. Presented in association with Connecting Conversations, this event is a part of the 2009 Black History Season.

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