VANCOUVER BOOK READINGS

Published April 17, 2019

I have not one but two  book readings coming up in Vancouver.  I wish my mother and my muse could be there…she loved a good story.

Wednesday April 24th
8:00 pm
Book reading and signing . A joint event with Burnaby  Public Library.
Burnaby Ismaili Center
4010 Canada Way
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 1G8
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nairobi-days-book-launch-by-shelina-shariff-zia-tickets-60148106606
The event is free but the organizers would prefer people register in advance.
Chai and cookies will be served.

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm
at: Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.
Join us for a slideshow discussion and author reading of Nairobi Days by Shelina Shariff-Zia.
Shelina will be exploring the history of Indians in East Africa: how they moved from Gujarat and their expulsion from Uganda in 1972 when many fled to Canada. She discusses how the traditional society was moving away from arranged marriages and women were working outside the home.