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Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion: Conversation & Celebration

Organizer: Asian American Writers’ Workshop
Venue: The Strand, Rare Books Room
828 Broadway, third floor
New York, NY 10003
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Add to Calendar 12/09/2022 06:30 PM 12/09/2022 08:00 PM America/New_York Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion: Conversation & Celebration More detail: https://apa.nyu.edu/event/roses-in-the-mouth-of-a-lion-book-launch-conversation-celebration/ The Strand, Rare Books Room, New York, NY, 10003

Co-presented by Asian American Writers’ Workshop and the Strand. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and South Asian Womxn’s Creative Collective.

TICKETS (this event is now sold out, but will the AAWW will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m.)

Bushra Rehman discusses her new novel Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion (Flatiron Books, 2022) with Rajiv Mohabir author of Antiman: A Hybrid Memoir (Restless Books, 2021). Punctuated by both joy and loss, full of ’80s music and beloved novels, Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion is an unforgettable story about female friendship and queer desire in a Pakistani American community in Queens. DJ Rekha will play an intro and closing set at the event.


Accessibility note: Entrance to the rare book room will be through the stairs on the second floor of The Strand. If you require an elevator for access, please see a Strand employee upon arrival for assistance. Please contact web@strandbooks.com with any questions.