Banipal Book Club: The popular book club is back to discuss the novel 'Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge' by Egyptian author Ezzedine C Fishere. The work deals with the migrant experience and the encounter between East and West. On the eve of Salma’s twenty-first birthday, scattered friends and family converge on New York for a celebration organized by Darwish, her obstinate grandfather. Each guest’s journey to this fated gathering takes on an unexpected significance, as they find themselves revisiting the choices they have made in life, and rethinking their relationships with one another and the country in which they live. The is free to attend but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Taking place 29 March, 2018 at The Arab British Centre, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE.