“My responsibility, my duty, as a writer is to be honest. To be authentic,” says author Imbolo Mbue, a native of Cameroon, remarking on this rather extraordinary journey with her debut novel Behold the Dreamers.
“My life has been immersed in the world of make-believe ever since I began acting,” writes Alexander. “It is a magical world I love and that summons the most imaginative parts of me. But the natural world holds more mystery and beauty than could ever be contained in one life, or vista, or creature.”
Close your eyes Book Festival attendees, and dream of an evening of a lifetime. Imagine enjoying a sumptuous buffet dinner overlooking Nantucket Harbor while rubbing elbows with almost 30 of your favorite authors. Then snap out of that most perfect of dreams, wake up and remind yourself that such an evening does in fact await you on Friday, June 15th at the Festival. Treat yourself and buy a ticket (or two)!