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The Book Group: Exploring the Writing of Black Authors

The Book Group: Exploring the Writing of Black Authors

Be a part of thoughtful, dynamic discussions about books written by a wide range of Black authors.  With classics and currents, fiction and nonfiction, American and international authors, there’s a lot to explore!

New members are always welcome.  If you would like help requesting a copy of the book, please ask at any KCPL location.

This month's book is Another Brooklyn: A Novel, by Jacqueline Woodson (2016, rated 3.9 out of 5 on GoodReads). "Running into a long-ago friend sets memories from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything—until it wasn’t. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, brilliant—a part of a future that belonged to them. But beneath the hopeful veneer, there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where ghosts haunted the night, where mothers disappeared. A world where madness was just a sunset away and fathers found hope in religion." - GoodReads

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Show more dates
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Yellow Building
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