Rotating between fiction and nonfiction, the goal is to enjoy and grow our knowledge of the writing accomplished by Black, South Asian, Native, Latinx, and many other authors of color. Come listen, discuss, and learn how the words of those usually underrepresented in literature can fit within the world we live in today.

devlin-prince-writers-in-color-book-club-two-dollar-radio.jpgHosted by Devlin Prince: former bookseller, currently working in the public health field. He is an avid reader and especially likes reading outdoors. Enjoys not only talking about books, but also about movies, food, and traveling.

 

 

 


September 11, 2019, 7pm: This month's pick is 
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

"This remarkable book reveals what inspired Patrisse's visionary and courageous activism and forces us to face the consequence of the choices our nation made when we criminalized a generation. This book is a must-read for all of us." —Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow  
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When They Call You a Terrorist

October 9, 2019, 7pm: This month's pick is 
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor Lavalle

"The Ballad of Black Tom stands on its own as a compelling weird tale of Jazz-age New York City, but its penetrating examination of Lovecraft’s creations and how they reflect racism’s profound influence on our cultural imagination is where it really shines." ―Slate  
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The Ballad of Black Tom


PAST PICKS:

August 2019: When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

American Spy

July 2019: The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
Book of Unknown Americans

June 2019: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere

May 2019: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
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April 2019: Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
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March 2019: There There by Tommy Orange. 
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February 2019: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley. 
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January 2019: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. 
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December 2018: Ghosts in the Schoolyard by Eve L. Ewing. 
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November 2018: An American Marriage: A Novel by Tayari Jones
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October 2018Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir by Deborah A. Miranda. 
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September 2018The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. 
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