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Have post election blues? Want to participate in literary resistance?

The Literary Resistance Book Club is a chance to talk about political and social issues that you encounter in your reading.

Topics range from:

• poverty

• feminism

• the death penalty

• environmental protection

• civil rights

• labor laws

How to participate: Choose a passage, statistic, or story from a book that left an impression on you, to share and discuss during the book club meetup.

Example books:

• Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline

• No Logo by Naomi Klein

• Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich

• Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

• Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

• Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Who is welcome: Anyone with a mind open to intellectual and critical discussion of challenging topics.

See you there!

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Literary Resistance Book Club - Zoom

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Join us for the Literary Resistance Book Club. All you need to do is bring a book you'd like to discuss over a cup of coffee. See you there! -- More info: Have post election blues? Want to participate in literary resistance? The Literary Resistance Book Club is a chance to talk about political and social issues that you encounter in your reading. Topics range from: • poverty • feminism • prison conditions • environmental protection • civil rights • labor laws How to participate: Choose a passage, statistic, or story from a book that left an impression on you, to share and discuss during the book club meetup. Example books: • Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline • No Logo by Naomi Klein • Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond • Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild • Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Who is welcome: Anyone with a mind open to intellectual and critical discussion of challenging topics. See you there!

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Literary Resistance Book Club - Zoom

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