Trevor Noah Presents Born a Crime
Where: Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Ave.
800-745-3000 Price: $40, includes book
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The Daily Show host Trevor Noah launches the paperback edition of his bestselling memoir Born a Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood: the compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison, Trevor was kept hidden by his his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother, until the end of South Africa’s tyrannical white rule set them off on a grand adventure. Trevor discusses his book on stage at Brooklyn’s beautiful Kings Theater at this exclusive launch event.
All tickets include a copy of the book, to be distributed at the event. Ticket-holders are encouraged to arrive early to pass through the theater’s security check and enjoy the opulent visuals and fine concessions in the Kings Theatre lobby.
Chris Jackson is the publisher and editor-in-chief of One World, an imprint of Random House, which just concluded the debut year of it relaunch. He’s the editor and publisher of a wide range of award-winning and bestselling authors, including Ta-Nehisi Coates, Bryan Stevenson, Mona Hanna-Attisha, and Jay-Z.