Aomar Boum's graphic novel wins IPPY award

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Anthropologist Aomar Boum, Maurice Amado Professor of Sephardic Studies at UCLA, has received the top award (“Gold Medal”) for 2023 graphic novel/drawn work from the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) for his work of historical fiction, “Undesirables: A Holocaust Journey to North Africa” (Stanford, 2023), together with illustrator Nadjib Berber. The IPPY awards have recognized the best independently published books since 1997.