Parnassus Books is thrilled to welcome critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling young adult author Samira Ahmed for a discussion and signing of her highly anticipated new novel, Internment. Ahmed will be interviewed on-stage by YA author Sheba Karim. Read on for important event guidelines, as well as more information about Samira and her new book!
This event is free and open to the public. In order to join the signing line to have books brought from home signed at this event, please purchase a copy of Internment from Parnassus Books, either in-store, over the phone, or online (scroll down). Internment will be published on Tuesday, March 19.
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More about Internment
Rebellions are built on hope.
Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.
With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp's Director and his guards.
Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.
More about Samira Ahmed
Samira Ahmed is the New York Times bestselling author of Love, Hate & Other Filters. She was born in Bombay, India, and currently resides in Chicago.