New titles by CCNY authors include “Like This Afternoon” and “Tehran Children”

Like This Afternoon,” award-winning author Jaime Manrique’s critically acclaimed sixth novel, is one of the new publications by City College of New York faculty and staff.

“Another excellent novel by a master storyteller,” NBC News hails the 224-page book that was inspired by true events in Manrique’s native Colombia.

A Distinguished Lecturer in City College’s Division of Humanities and the Arts, Manrique is the 2019 recipient of the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. His previous books include “Colombian Gold,” “Latin Moon in Manhattan,” “Twilight at the Equator,”  “Our Lives Are the Rivers” and “Cervantes Street.” His work has been translated into 15 languages

Other new and forthcoming titles from CCNY writers include:

And scheduled for publication on Oct. 1 is “Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey,” by Mikhal Dekel, professor of English and director, Rifkind Center for the Humanities & the Arts.  

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