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Book Discussion--Critically Acclaimed Author SONIAH KAMAL--Unmarriageable

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Book Discussion--SONIAH KAMAL--Unmarriageable
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This Book Discussion is Open to the General Public


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    • You can buy the book in-store (3822 Roswell Rd. Marietta, GA 30062)
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With Award Winning Novelist




Discussing Her Book Unmarriageable


WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2020     7 P.M.




Soniah Kamal is an award winning novelist, essayist and public speaker. Her recent novel, Unmarriageable, is a Financial Times Readers’ Best Book of 2019, a 2019 Book All Georgians Should Read, and shortlisted for the 2020 Townsend Prize for Fiction. Her debut novel, An Isolated Incident, was a finalist for the KLF French Fiction Prize and the Townsend Prize for Fiction. Soniah’s TEDx talk is about second chances and ‘We are the Ink’, her  U.S. Citizenship Oath Ceremony address, is about  immigrants and the American Dream. Her work is in the New York Times, Guardian, Buzzfeed, Catapult, Normal School, Georgia Review and more. 


Praise for Unmarriageable

Publishers Weekly Starred Review.

Library Journal Starred Review.

Shelf Awareness Starred Review

A 2019 Book All Georgians Should Read

Amazon Best Books Pick

New York Post Best Book Pick

Library Reads Pick

Bustle Anticipated Read

She Reads Anticipated Read

NPR “deliciously readable… Unmarriageable manages to be both a fun, page-turning romp and a thought-provoking look at the class-obsessed strata of Pakistani society.”

Star Tribune “Kamal does in words what Gurinder Chadha did in film with Bride and Prejudice.”

People Magazine “This inventive retelling of Pride and Prejudice charms.”

Atlanta Journal Constitution “Kamal’s resplendent second novel embraces and builds upon its predecessor in such a fresh way that a new class of “P&P” lovers will likely be born”.

New York Post “a thoroughly charming retelling”.

New York Journal of Books “a witty delight that will leave you wishing for more”

Asian Image “A Must Read. This sumptuous book is refreshingly relatable to Asian women today.”

Austenprose “the Pride and Prejudice retelling of my dreams”.

Forbes “Kamal’s story seems to have all the ingredients that make Pride and Prejudice’s re-telling an exciting, dramatic and fun South Asian adaptation complete with big, fat desi weddings, modern Pakistani women, affluent bachelors.”



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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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