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October 2020

Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

October 12
6:30 pm
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During the 1920s, New York's Harlem neighborhood hosted an explosion of African-American cultural expression. This series features a history of the era alongside texts that have come to define it. Read More »

Book Discussion: One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

October 18
1:30 pm
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Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Woman Who Fell from the Sky: Poems by Joy Harjo

October 19
1:00 pm

Part of the Native American Literature series. These titles include fiction, myth, poetry, and personal narrative—and represent some of the finest work by Native writers since the renaissance of American Indian writing in the 1970s. Read More »

November 2020

Book Discussion: Growing Up by Russell Baker

November 8
1:30 pm
Image of painting of Eudora Welty

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

Book Discussion: Cane by Jean Toomer

November 16
6:30 pm
Image of Zora Neale Hurston

During the 1920s, New York's Harlem neighborhood hosted an explosion of African-American cultural expression. This series features a history of the era alongside texts that have come to define it. Read More »

December 2020

Book Discussion: Before I Say Goodbye by Ruth Picardie

December 6
1:30 pm
Image of painting of Eudora Welty

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

January 2021

Book Discussion: The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader by David Lewis

January 11, 2021
6:30 pm
Image of Zora Neale Hurston

During the 1920s, New York's Harlem neighborhood hosted an explosion of African-American cultural expression. This series features a history of the era alongside texts that have come to define it. Read More »

February 2021

Book Discussion: Selected Poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes

February 22, 2021
6:30 pm
Image of Zora Neale Hurston

During the 1920s, New York's Harlem neighborhood hosted an explosion of African-American cultural expression. This series features a history of the era alongside texts that have come to define it. Read More »

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