Abdellah Taïa joins West Hollywood City Poet Steven Reigns for a discussion about Taïa’s novel Infidels. Published in 2016 by Seven Stories Press, Infidels is the story of Jallal, a young gay Muslim and son of a prostitute witch doctor. This ALOUD program at the Central Library is presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.
Taïa was born in Morocco in 1973 and lives in Paris, and his books include L’Armée du salut/Salvation Army (2009), An Arab Melancholia (2012), and Another Morocco: Selected Stories (2017), all from Semiotext(e). Taïa’s film version of L’Armée played Outfest Los Angeles in 2014.
INFIDELS: A NOVEL — ABDELLAH TAÏA IN CONVERSATION WITH POET STEVEN REIGNS, Wednesday, April 12 at 7:15 pm.
TAPER AUDITORIUM, CENTRAL LIBRARY, downtown Los Angeles