Authors in Quarantine: Community Book Talks with Julie Barer: Rumaan Alam, Leave the World Behind

Authors in Quarantine: Community Book Talks with Julie Barer: Rumaan Alam, Leave the World Behind

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Join literary agent Julie Barer as she talks with authors about their most recent works and how hard times affect creativity. Our partners at Bookshop.org are happy to help get the books safely to your home so you can join the discussion!

Leave the World Behind, an instant New York Times bestseller, explores how our closest bonds are reshaped—and unexpected new ones are forged—in moments of crisis. It’s a suspenseful and provocative novel keenly attuned to the complexities of parenthood, race, and class.

Rumaan Alam is the author of the novels Rich and Pretty, That Kind of Mother, and Leave the World Behind. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, New York, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Bookforum, and The New Republic, where he is a contributing editor. He studied writing at Oberlin College and lives in New York with his family.

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