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.

 

 

 


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

November 13, 2019, 7pm: This month's pick is 
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

“The heart of Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing is story—the yearning for a narrative to help us understand ourselves, the pain of the gaps we’ll never fill, the truths that are failed by words and must be translated through ritual and song... Ward’s writing throbs with life, grief, and love, and this book is the kind that makes you ache to return to it.”
Buzzfeed
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Sing, Unburied, Sing

December 18, 2019, 7pm: This month's pick is 
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

“Kendi dissects why in a society where so few people consider themselves to be racist the divisions and inequalities of racism remain so prevalent. How to be an Antiracist punctures the myths of a post-racial America, examining what racism really is—and what we should do about it.”
Time
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How to be an Antiracist

January 8, 2020, 7pm: This month's pick is 
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“From one of the world’s great contemporary writers comes the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race and belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.”
—Barack Obama
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PAST PICKS:

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

August 2019: American Spy

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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