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June 3 @ 8:00 pm
An Evening with Zakiya Dalila Harris & Riley Sager: The Other Black Girl
An Evening with Zakiya Dalila Harris
in conversation with Riley Sager
The Other Black Girl
“Riveting, fearless, and vividly original.” —Emily St. John Mandel, New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Hotel
This event is presented in partnership with our friends at Harvard Bookstore, Politics & Prose and Tattered Cover. Together we welcome author Zakiya Dalila Harris to talk about her new book The Other Black Girl on Thursday June 3rd at 8pm ET.
This event is free and open to the public. Ticket/book bundles are optional and available for $27 (+ tax & fee) and includes a copy of The Other Black Girl shipped straight to your door. Once you have registered on Eventbrite, you will receive an email from us approximately 24 hours before the event starts with a link for you to stream. See below for detailed information on tickets.
About the Book:
Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and microaggressions, she’s thrilled when Harlem-born and bred Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They’ve only just started comparing natural hair care regimens, though, when a string of uncomfortable events elevates Hazel to Office Darling, and Nella is left in the dust. Then the notes begin to appear on Nella’s desk: LEAVE WAGNER. NOW. It’s hard to believe Hazel is behind these hostile messages. But as Nella starts to spiral and obsess over the sinister forces at play, she soon realizes that there’s a lot more at stake than just her career.
A whip-smart and dynamic thriller and sly social commentary, The Other Black Girl is perfect for anyone who has ever felt manipulated, threatened, or overlooked in the workplace. “A thrilling, edgier “Devil Wears Prada” that explores privilege and racism,” (Washington Post), The Other Black Girl will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last twist on the very last page.
About the Author:
ZAKIYA DALILA HARRIS spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel The Other Black Girl. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in Guernica and The Rumpus.
Zakiya Dalila Harris will be in conversation with Riley Sager, the pseudonym of an author who lives in Princeton, New Jersey, is the author of the forthcoming book Survive the Night. Riley’s first novel, Final Girls, was a national and international bestseller that has been published in more than two dozen countries and won the ITW Thriller Award for Best Hardcover Novel. Sager’s subsequent novels The Last Time I Lied, Lock Every Door, and Home Before Dark, which received the Crimson Scribe Award by Suspense Magazine, were New York Times bestsellers.
Once you have registered on Eventbrite, you will receive an email from us approximately 24 hours before the event starts with a unique link for you to join.
Tier 1: GA FREE: This ticket option allows access to the virtual conversation and does NOT include a book.
Tier 2: U.S. GA (Includes book for U.S. Customers):The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the virtual event and includes (1) one copy of The Other Black Girl (Atria, $27). Please note that a fee of $6 is included for U.S. domestic shipping of the book.
When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number. The book will be shipped to you following the event.
Please note: Due to the pandemic the post office is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery but will do our best to make it as swift as possible.
Tier 3:International GA (Includes Book + Shipping): The purchase of this ticket includes access to the virtual conversation as well as one (1) copy of the book, The Other Black Girl (Atria, $27 + tax/fee).
**Please Note: This option includes a flat rate international shipping fee of $25 USD for all overseas orders. Due to the pandemic, delivery timelines will vary. Please be advised that we cannot guarantee when you will receive the book, and we thank you for your understanding.
All books will be shipped AFTER the event.
For Tiers 2 & 3: When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number.
Please note: Due to the pandemic the post office is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. Most orders within the U.S. deliver in about 10 business days from the date the book ships. International orders usually take longer and vary depending on the country of destination. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery, however, will do our best to make it as swift as possible. Thank you for your understanding.