June Book Club- Milkman by Anna Burns

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June Book Club- Milkman by Anna Burns

June 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for June’s book club discussion about Milkman by Anna Burns.

Excerpt from the Washington Post review:
Despite taking place 40 years ago, “Milkman” vibrates with the anxieties of our own era, from terrorism to sexual harassment to the blinding divisions that make reconciliation feel impossible. This is a #MeToo testimony in the context of a civil war, a world in which every element of daily life — newspapers, movies, bars, cars, even butter — is tagged as us or them with potentially deadly consequences. “It was revenge and counter-revenge,” Burns writes, “reeling and spinning,” a society allergic to itself, hypervigilant to the point of madness. In an interview posted by the Booker Prize Foundation, Burns said that “Milkman” was inspired by her own experience: “I grew up in a place that was rife with violence, distrust and paranoia, and peopled by individuals trying to navigate and survive in that world as best as they could.”

Full Review at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/milkman–one-of-the-most-challenging-books-of-the-year–is-also-one-of-the-most-rewarding/2018/12/04/c3be904c-f764-11e8-8c9a-860ce2a8148f_story.html?utm_term=.6d25134e7263

Details

Date:
June 2
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro
Phone:
717-655-2500
Email:
contact@artsalliancegw.org
Website:
www.artsalliancegw.org

Venue

Music Makers
46 West Main Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Phone:
717-655-2500
Website:
www.artsalliancegw.org/musicmakers

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