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Tahar Ben Jelloun at Waterstones Piccadilly

Join distinguished French-Moroccan novelist Tahar Ben Jelloun in conversation with Ros Schwartz and Maya Jaggi for what promises to be a fascinating evening of discussion.

The event will mark the publication of About My Mother, an evocative portrait of a mother and her son, exploring themes of love, loss, illness and memory. This poignant and compelling novel is also a powerful account of the hardships endured by women in Morocco.

Regularly shortlisted for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Tahar Ben Jelloun is an internationally bestselling novelist, essayist, critic and poet. His many publications include This Blinding Absence of Light, The Sand Child and Racism Explained to My Daughter.

Join Tahar Ben Jelloun in conversation with internationally renowned translator Ros Schwartz and award-winning cultural journalist and literary critic Maya Jaggi for this brilliant Saqi Books Salon!

This event is free but RSVP is essential either in store, by telephone 020 7851 2400 or by email piccadilly@waterstones.com