On Thursday, January 21 from 7PM to 9PM, the Lambertville Free Public Library will host a conversation about the book The Toni Morrison Book Club with co-writers and College of New Jersey professors Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Cassandra Jackson and Piper Kendrix Williams. This virtual event is free and open to the public.
Copies of the book are available at the Library, and can be purchased at Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope. The first 20 registrants will receive a FREE copy of the book! [The books have now been allocated to the first 20 people who registered, but there’s good news if you missed your chance.]
In this compelling group memoir, four friends and scholars – black and white, gay and straight, immigrant and American born – use Toni Morrison’s novels as a springboard for intimate and revealing conversations about the challenges of racism. Tackling everything from first love and Soul Train to police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement, the authors take up what it means to read literature collaboratively and to learn in public as an act of individual reckoning and social resistance. Framing their book club around collective secrets, the group bears witness to how Morrison’s works and words can propel us forward, while we sit with uncomfortable questions about race, gender and identity.
Please register with Lambertville Library for this free event – we’ll email you joining instructions nearer the time:
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