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Recurring Event Event Series: POSTPONED: Mark Scarbrough on Toni Morrison

POSTPONED: Please note that all March events are cancelled or postponed.

This series is being postponed until the first three weeks in May and will hopefully take place at the same time and place


Weekly on Tuesdays, until March 24, 2020

Tuesday, February 18 and 25


Heir to William Faulkner, kin to Ralph Ellison, fulfillment of Zora Neal Hurston’s hopes, Toni Morrison strides across late twentieth-century American literature as few others can.  Her novels are nothing short of electrical: shocking, illuminating, deceptively tame, lethal. Over seven weeks, we’ll read four of her best works, plus one short book of essays about American literary history.  Join us for an incredible journey far out of your comfort zone and into the wilds of American culture where we can “listen to the spaces that the long-ago singing (has) left behind.”



February 18 Sula (1973)

February 25 Jazz (1992) first half

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