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Abdi Nazemian and The Walk-in Closet

July 17, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$15

As a gay American-Iranian, Abdi Nazemian couldn’t escape the feeling that his viewpoint was not one oft-represented in popular culture. His debut novel,The Walk-In Closet, seeks to rectify that—using a straight white female main-character called Kara Walker as an entry point into the lives of the Iranian-American elite. The book traces the close friendship between Kara and Bobby Ebadi—a gay man whose Iranian-American family welcome Kara to the intoxicating fold as Bobby’s girlfriend. Sooner or later, the truth must emerge—with raucous results. Abdi will be in conversation withStacey Vanek Smith, a senior reporter at Marketplace.

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Date:
July 17, 2014
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Website:
http://www.strandbooks.com/event/abdi%2Dnazemian

Venue

The Strand
New York, + Google Map