Join Nation Books author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi at the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday, September 17th for "An Afternoon with the National Book Awards," presented by the National Book Foundation.
In anticipation of the 2017 National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation invited four authors previously recognized by the Awards to share their work: Laurie Halse Anderson (Ashes), Ibram X. Kendi (Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America), Karan Mahajan (The Association of Small Bombs), and Monica Youn (Blackacre). Moderated by Lisa Lucas, executive director, National Book Foundation.
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America won the 2016 National Book Award for Non-Fiction. The book chronicles the development of anti-Black racist ideas, shedding light on their staggering power over the course of American history. It is now available in paperback.
Kendi is an award-winning historian and New York Times bestselling author as well as a Professor of History and International Relations and the Founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.
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|Start:||September 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM|
|End:||September 17, 2017|
|Where:||Borough Hall Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11231