VIRTUAL: Farah Ali discusses PEOPLE WANT TO LIVE with Phuc Tran

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Hosted by MWPA

Please join PRINT: A Bookstore and the MWPA as we host a virtual conversation between Farah Ali and Phuc Tran.

PEOPLE WANT TO LIVE, Farah Ali’s debut collection, features stories of togetherness and reckless faith in the face of a world that’s built to break us.

Set in Pakistan, these award-winning stories follow people living on the brink of abandonment—in their personal relationships and their place in the world.

  • A mother, coping with the sudden death of her son, uncovers long buried secrets in his absence.

  • An anguished girl grabs a chance for a life beyond the orphanage walls where she lives and discovers the price of freedom.

  • A young couple tries to keep their fraught relationship intact as a heat wave engulfs their city.

  • Ali’s characters battle loneliness and, in their fight, reveal surprising vulnerabilities and an astonishing measure of hope.


People Want to Live By Farah Ali Cover Image
ISBN: 9781952119293
Availability: At Our Partner Warehouse - Usually Arrives in 2 to 5 Days
Published: McSweeney's - October 26th, 2021

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