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May Book Club- Improvement by Joan Silber
May 5, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for May’s book club discussion about Improvement by Joan Silber.
Excerpt from the Washington Post review:
“Improvement” is more certainly a novel, belonging first and last to a single mother named Reyna living in Harlem, though it alights briefly, like a songbird, in the lives of numerous other characters. “My boyfriend was spending three months at Rikers Island,” Reyna says near the outset. “For all of October I’d gone to see him once a week. He was there for selling five ounces of weed (who thinks that should even be a crime?) and it made a big difference.
Full Review at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/joan-silber-is-americas-own-alice-munro–and-her-new-novel-shows-why/2017/11/12/6ca3c8de-c4d1-11e7-afe9-4f60b5a6c4a0_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.296d3b7fb916
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