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Uzodinma Iweala for Speak No Evil
Sunday, March 18th 6:30pm


In the long-anticipated novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation, a revelation shared between two privileged teenagers from very different backgrounds sets off a chain of events with devastating consequences.

On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive...

Tuesday, March 20th 6:30pm

From a brand new literary talent comes an affecting story set in Sub-Saharan Africa that follows three women in their search for home and family. In this tender, moving story, three very different women grapple with motherhood, recalibrate their identities, and confront unexpected tragedies and triumphs. Leona, an isolated American anthropologist, births a baby girl in a remote Maasai village and must decide how she...

Kirstin Chen for Bury What We Cannot Take
Monday, April 9th 6:30pm

In conversation with local author Nicole Chung (author for the forthcoming memoir, All You Can Ever Know).

Kirstin Chen's new novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, is a captivating and emotional tale that follows one family's...

Wednesday, April 18th 6:30pm

"Kennedy and King tells the story of two brilliant leaders who injected new meaning into the veins of American society. Together, their influence created a moral imperative that changed the U.S. and the world. Levingston's book is both historical and visionary. By reminding us of these great leaders and their accomplishments, this book will fuel your passion for the new work we still need to accomplish in our...

Scott Tong for A Village with My Name
Thursday, April 19th 6:30pm


From a veteran Marketplace correspondent comes a work that is as much a family history as it is a story of a superpower's globalization.

Written in the engaging, self-effacing voice, A Village with My Name introduces readers to the regular people beyond the trophy skyscrapers and name-brand cities. It...