The events in Ferguson have affected everyone in our community. This reading group is an attempt to add some civility and context to the mix by exploring race, not only in St. Louis, but America as a whole. We'll draw from our growing list of books and resources (which can be found here) to further our discussion. Our 2014-2015 Reading List, 2016 List

2017 List

Wednesday, January 25th, 7:00pm: Sellout by Paul Beatty

Wednesday, February 22nd, 7:00pm: Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James

Wednesday, March 22nd, 7:00pm: We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Wednesday, April 26th, 7:00pm: Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris

Wednesday, May 24th, 7:00pm: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


Check back here for more information; feel free to email the Reading Group Coordinator at shane.m@left-bank.com, or call us at 314-367-6731.

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ISBN: 9780062498533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 28th, 2017

May 2017 selection