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Bassey Ikpi: I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying w/ Melissa Febos

Aug 21 | Wed | 7:30PM - 8:30PM |


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Bassey Ikpi was born in Nigeria in 1976. Four years later, she and her mother joined her father in Stillwater, Oklahoma —a move that would be anxiety ridden for any child, but especially for Bassey. Her early years in America would come to be defined by tension: an assimilation further complicated by bipolar II and anxiety that would go undiagnosed for decades.

Venue: Books are Magic

225 Smith St. Map
718-246-2665