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      July 27, 2019

      Saturday   6:00 PM

      4240 Cass Avenue
      Detroit, Michigan 48201

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      WRBG Book Club at Source Booksellers with Glory Edim

      Well Read Black Girl Book Club at Source Booksellers! Join us for a great conversation! This event will definintely be a highlight during our 30th year in bookselling in Detroit.  Glory Edim is a cultural programmer and the founder of Well-Read Black Girl (WRBG), a Brooklyn-based book club and online community that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood. The book club/celebration will focus on Wayward Lives: Beautiful Experiments, Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval. by Saidya Hartman  Saidiya Hartman would tell us to watch and listen to ordinary Black women. She is not romanticizing the margins, though she suggests that we can find romance — the implacable pursuit of freedom — within the margins’ constraints. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor  ends her stellar book review of Wayward Lives in Los Angeles Book Review like this ~ Saidiya Hartman would tell us to watch and listen to ordinary Black women. She is not romanticizing the margins, though she suggests that we can find romance — the implacable pursuit of freedom — within the margins’ constraints.  We are honored that Glory Edim will host her WRBG Book Club at Source Booksellers. While she is with us we want to celebrate her work of making African American women writers visible and the success of her book.  Utibe Gautt Ate is a Black Cherokee and Nigerian writer, artist, and editor finishes her lively Los Angles book review of Well Read Black Girl book like this~ "In the end, we the readers realize that each essay in Well-Read Black Girl embodies Jemisin’s call to action: “So here is why I write what I do: We all have futures."  Finds us on this site https://wellreadblackgirl.com/2019/04/29/find-a-wrbg-book-club-near-you/   FAQs   What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Street Parking will be avaiable. There will be free parking in the lot on Cass & Canfield. $5 parking in the Traffic Jam Lot or Canfield & Woodward lot. If you are interested in public transportation. We are on two active bus (DDOT) bus lines and w are one block from the Canfield QLine Station for those who want to park and ride.  

      Categories: Literary & Books

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