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This is the first in a series of monthly meetings to discuss Afro-American literature, led by Ralph William Boone*. The first book to be discussed will be Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Copies of the book are available at the Library for checkout.

Praise for Between the World and Me...

  • “Powerful . . . a searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
  • “Eloquent . . . in the tradition of James Baldwin with echoes of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man . . . an autobiography of the black body in America.”The Boston Globe
  • “Brilliant . . . [Coates] is firing on all cylinders.”The Washington Post
  • “Urgent, lyrical, and devastating . . . a new classic of our time.”Vogue
  • “A crucial book during this moment of generational awakening.”The New Yorker

*Beverly Braxton will lead the discussion for Ralph Boone.

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