This event will take place at our Jersey City store. G. Willow Wilson, author of the new Ms. Marvel comic set right here in Jersey City, will discuss comics, super heroes, and science fiction, as well as take questions and sign both her comics and her books. She will be in conversation with Heidi MacDonald of The Beat. Wilson has also written the novel Alif the Unseen, a memoir titled The Butterfly Mosque, and the comic series Air. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.
In an unnamed Middle Eastern security state, a young Arab-Indian hacker shields his clients--dissidents, outlaws, Islamists, and other watched groups--from surveillance and tries to stay out of trouble. He goes by Alif. The aristocratic woman Alif loves has jilted him for a prince chosen by her parents, and his computer has just been breached by the state's electronic security force.
The Butterfly Mosque, journalist G. Willow Wilson’s remarkable story of converting to Islam and falling in love with an Egyptian man in a volatile post9/11 world, was praised as an eye-opening look at a misunderstood and often polarizing faith” (Booklist) and a tremendously heartfelt, healing crosscultural fusion” (Publishers Weekly).
Blythe, a young, acrophobic stewardess, discovers a strange, new reality beyond the ordinary world of air travel.
In this final AIR volume, Blythe returns to work to find a surprise: the Hyperwing 307, the sleekest and most advanced airship ever built. It will be hers to pilot – if she survives a series of baffling tests.