Rising literary star Roxane Gay‘s debut novel, The Untamed State, follows Mireille, a privileged Haitian woman kidnapped for a ransom her father refuses to pay. It is a story of wealth, poverty, and endurance in the face of hopelessness. In conversation with Sari Botton, writer and editor of Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving NY.
The event will take place on May 6, beginning at 7:00 p.m., at Community Bookstore (143 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, NY). RSVP on Facebook.