Imbolo Mbue


Imbolo Mbue (born 1981) is a novelist and short-story writer based in New York City. She is known for her debut novel Behold the Dreamers (2016), which has garnered her the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Blue Metropolis Words to Change Award. Her works draw from her own experiences as an immigrant, as well as the experiences of other immigrants pursuing the American dream.





The best books of all time by Imbolo Mbue

  1. 2062 . Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

    Behold the Dreamers is the 2016 debut novel by Imbolo Mbue. The novel details the experiences of two New York City families during the 2008 financial crisis: an immigrant family from Cameroon, the ...