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LBB Book Club: Well-Read Black Girl discusses Love in Color

Monday, July 26, 7pm
Left Bank Books Online Meeting

THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE MEETING. Email shane.m@left-bank.com for info to join.

Join Well-Read Black Girl Book Club! for a reading group discussion of Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola.

Love in Color will be offered at 20% off the month before and the month of the reading group both online and by phone.

 

 

 

“Perfection in short story form, I am in love with every single word Bolu Babalola has written. So rarely is love expressed this richly, this vividly, or this artfully.”
— Candice Carty-Williams, international bestselling author of Queenie


A high-born Nigerian goddess, who has been beaten down and unappreciated by her gregarious lover, longs to be truly seen.

A young businesswoman attempts a great leap in her company, and an even greater one in her love life.

A powerful Ghanaian spokeswoman is forced to decide whether she should uphold her family’s politics or be true to her heart.

In her debut collection, internationally acclaimed writer Bolu Babalola retells the most beautiful love stories from history and mythology with incredible new detail and vivacity. Focusing on the magical folktales of West Africa, Babalola also reimagines Greek myths, ancient legends from the Middle East, and stories from long-erased places.

With an eye towards decolonizing tropes inherent in our favorite tales of love, Babalola has created captivating stories that traverse across perspectives, continents, and genres.

Love in Color is a celebration of romance in all its many splendid forms.

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books Online Meeting
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$20.79
ISBN: 9780063078499
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: William Morrow - April 13th, 2021