2020 BOOKS & AUTHORS
Dahr Jamail, CLSC Author, The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption
Like no other book, The End of Ice offers a firsthand chronicle of the catastrophic reality of our situation and the incalculable necessity of relishing this vulnerable, fragile planet while we still can.
In her debut collection, Monica Sok uses poetry to reshape a family’s memory about the Khmer Rouge regime—memory that is both real and imagined—according to a child of refugees.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 03:30pm
Here is Toni Morrison in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades.
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | 03:30pm
In the Country of Women is a valuable social history and a personal narrative that reads like a love song to America and indomitable women.
Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 03:30pm
Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, The Gifted School is a keenly entertaining novel that observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions and high ambitions collide in a pile-up with long-held secrets and lies.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 | 03:30pm
This electrifying, hallucinatory novel is at once a keen satire of surviving racism in America and a profoundly moving family story.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 03:30pm
In The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, Treuer melds history with reportage and memoir. Tracing the tribes’ distinctive cultures from first contact, he explores how the depredations of each era spawned new modes of survival.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 03:30pm
Viet Nguyen brings together writers originally from Mexico, Bosnia, Iran, Afghanistan, Soviet Ukraine, Hungary, Chile, Ethiopia, and others to make their stories heard.