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Dorothy Height Book Club

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lancaster Public Library is a proud co-host of the Dorothy Height Book Club

To keep everyone safe…the Book Club will be going virtual – via Zoom:

Our next session is set for April 15 at 6:00 p.m. and we will be discussing  The Tradition by Jericho Brown.

Jericho Brown’s daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of the incredibly human: What is safety? Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly lie? Brown makes mythical pastorals to question the terrors to which we’ve become accustomed, and to celebrate how we survive. Poems of fatherhood, legacy, blackness, queerness, worship, and trauma are propelled into stunning clarity by Brown’s mastery, and his invention of the duplex–a combination of the sonnet, the ghazal, and the blues–is testament to his formal skill. The Tradition is a cutting and necessary collection, relentless in its quest for survival while reveling in a celebration of contradiction.

Dorothy Height Book Club

Join our insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects.
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