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Alexandra Fuller will be here to read from Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, a story of survival and war, love and madness, loyalty and forgiveness, and an intimate exploration of Fuller’s parents and of the price of being possessed by Africa’s uncompromising, fertile, death-dealing land. “Ten years after publishing Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood, Alexandra (Bobo) Fuller treats us in this wonderful book to the inside scoop on her glamorous, tragic, indomitable mother.
Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969 and in 1972 she moved with her family to a farm in Rhodesia. After that country’s civil war in 1981, the Fullers moved first to Malawi, then to Zambia. Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight was a national bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book of 2002, and a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award.