Books Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Hardcover, 382 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $28 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBehold the DreamersAuthorImbolo Mbue Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Two marriages, one immigrant working class and the other from the top one percent, are shaped by financial circumstances, infidelities, secrets and the 2008 recession. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Behold the Dreamers Education Here's What College Freshmen Are Reading November 22, 2018 Colleges across the U.S. assign books to introduce new ideas to incoming students. This year, colleges selected books on topics that ranged from climate change to race, fiction and non-fiction NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Author Interviews Newly American 'Dreamers' Are Torn Between Love And Disappointment August 24, 2016 Imbolo Mbue's debut novel is one of the best books to deal with the financial crisis of 2007-2008. It's the story of a Cameroonian immigrant couple and the rich, troubled Americans they work for.