Moonbath Booklaunch with Yanick Lahens & Lisa Lucas
972 Fifth Ave.
212-650–0070 Price: Free
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Join us as we welcome award-winning Haitian author Yanick Lahens and Executive Director of the National Book Foundation Lisa Lucas for a conversation on Lahens’s latest novel in English ‘Moonbath’ (Deep Vellum) winner of the 2014 Prix Fémina and 2016 French Voices Award.
An award-winning saga of a peasant family living in a small Haitian village, told through four generations of voices, Moonbath recounts through stories of tradition and superstition, Vodou and the new gods, romance and violence, the lives of the women who struggled to hold the family together in an ever-shifting landscape of political turmoil and economic suffering.