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An Evening with Author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

fri02feb6:30 pmAn Evening with Author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyahat the Bentonville Public Library

Event Details

Adjei-Brenyah is the New York Times bestselling author of Chain-Gang All-Stars, Friday Black

and the winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the Saroyan Prize. His work has been

featured in The New York Times Book Review, Esquire, The Paris Review, and more.

During the event, Adjei-Brenyah will discuss his latest novel, Chain-Gang All-Stars, a powerful

and timely exploration of America’s prison system. The book follows the story of Loretta

Thurwar and Hamara “Hurricane Staxxx” Stacker, who compete in death matches as part of the

highly controversial Criminal Action Penal Entertainment (CAPE) program.

The event will take place on Friday, February 2nd , 2024, 6:30 pm at Bentonville Public Library.

The program includes an interview-style discussion with Two Friends Books co-owner, Rachel

Stuckey Slaton, and audience Q&A. Attendees will receive a free copy of Chain Gang All Stars

while supplies last! A book sale and signing will follow the talk. Don’t miss this opportunity to

hear from a “new and necessary American voice” (Tommy Orange, The New York Times Book

Review). For more information, please visit the Bentonville Public Library website or contact Two Friends Books.