• My Nearest City

    Crowdcast Online 6:00-7:00 pm EDT

    August 12, 2020

    6:00 pm To 7:00 pm

    Vroman’s Bookstore Live presents Akwaeke Emezi as she discusses her new novel, “The Death of Vivek Oji.” Emezi is the author of the novel Freshwater, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and shortlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, What does it mean for a family to lose a… Read more…

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    August 25, 2020

    6:00 pm To 7:00 pm

    Set in the Deep South and Southern California, “The Vanishing Half,” the sophomore effort by Brit Bennett, hit the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List this summer. It is the story of Black twin sisters Desiree and Stella, one of whom disappears and reinvents herself as a white woman. Read more…