Tags : Maaza Mengiste


The Shadow King Reading

Broadway, Manhattan, Riese Lounge, 1st floor, 6-8pm, FREE. Maaza Mengiste discusses her novel that’s set in Ethiopia at the start of WWII. It tells the story of an orphaned Hirut, who struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid. Her employer, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassie’s Army, rushes to mobilize his strongest […]readmore