Thursday, January 18, 7:15pm
Left Bank Books
Join the Lesbian Reading Group for a discussion of Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson!
Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything--until it wasn't. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, brilliant--a part of a future that belonged to them. But beneath the hopeful veneer, there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where ghosts haunted the night, where mothers disappeared. A world where madness was just a sunset away and fathers found hope in religion.
Parking: Lots one block north and one block east; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.