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


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.

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679724674
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - October 23rd, 1989

February 2017 selection

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We Love You, Charlie Freeman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616206444
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - January 31st, 2017

March 2017 selection