IMBOLO MBUE: Chasing the American dream (interview)

What does it mean to pursue the American dream in the 21st century? Writer Imbolo Mbue traces the lives of two very different couples in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008 in her insightful debut. We asked her a few questions about her own experience moving to America from Cameroon, her love for New York City and who she’d like to see play her characters on screen.