Well-Read Black Girl Book Club chats The City We Became

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ABOUT THE BOOK

Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.

In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name. But he can sense the beating heart of the city, see its history, and feel its power.

In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange graffiti scattered throughout the city, so beautiful and powerful it's as if the paint is literally calling to her.

In Brooklyn, a politician and mother finds she can hear the songs of her city, pulsing to the beat of her Louboutin heels.

And they're not the only ones.

Every great city has a soul. Some are ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York? She's got six

 

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Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 3:00pm
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Washington, DC 20011
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525619772
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 30th, 2018

The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316509848
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Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020