February 23, 2023 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Rumaan Alam: U-M English Department Zell Visiting Writers Series.

This Bangladesh-born NYC-based novelist reads from and discusses his work. His 2020 thriller, Leave the World Behind, a National Book Award finalist, tells the story of a city slicker family stuck with a mysterious older couple in rural Long Island during a blackout. Followed by a Q&A. Also, tomorrow Alam gives a free talk on “Pleasure” (1011 a.m., 3222 Angell Hall). 5:30–6:30 p.m., UMMA Stern Auditorium, 525 S. State. Livestream available for both programs at tinyurl.com/ZellWriters. Free, but capacity limited. asbates@umich.edu.