Past Events

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BOOK CLUB MEETING

The Mothers

The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

January 28, 2017

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It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old beauty. Luke Sheppard is twenty-one, a former football star whose injury has reduced him to waiting tables at a diner. The pregnancy that results from this teen romance—and the subsequent cover-up—will have an impact that goes far beyond their youth.

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Sister Outsider @ The Brooklyn Museum

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

1st Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum

Saturday | February 4, 2017

Free

Join the Well-Read Black Girl book club as we discuss Audre Lorde’s ‘Sister Outsider’ at the Brooklyn Museum. Target First Saturdays will highlight female-identified and gender-nonconforming artists as part of A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism exhibition.

Book Club Meeting

Swing Time

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

February 25, 2017

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Two brown girls dream of being dancers—but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, about what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free.

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Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

March 25, 2017

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Humorous, poignant, perceptive, and full of grace, Kathleen Collins’s stories masterfully blend the quotidian and the profound in a personal, intimate way, exploring deep, far-reaching issues—race, gender, family, and sexuality—that shape the ordinary moments in our lives.

Reinventing The Book Club

Breakfast Series @ LMHQ

Reinventing The Book Club: Startups Changing the Literary Landscape

Wednesday | March 22, 2017 | 8:30 AM

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Glory Edim, Founder of Well Read Black Girl, will be in conversation with Maris Kreizman, Editorial Director of Book of the Month Club, as they discuss what radical implications the book club can now have as women seek to engage in their communities. towards an anti-racist society.

Book Club Meeting

Difficult Women

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

April 29, 2017

RSVPs will open in March.

Award-winning author Roxane Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection.

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This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

May 27, 2017

RSVPs will open in April.

Gabourey Sidibe skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee Daniels’s acclaimed movie Precious. In This is Just My Face, she shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters she’s played onscreen.

Book Club Meeting

What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky

What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

Book Club Meeting

No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts

No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.

Book Club Meeting

What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons

What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons

Book club meetings are the last Saturday of every month.