Please note: Book Club has been moved to the Historic Theater to allow for more social distancing.
A benefit for Music Hall members at our Contributor-level and above, Book Club meets on the second Monday of the month from 6-7:30pm. Evenings include time for socializing followed by a moderated discussion. This month’s title is The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.
About the Book:
Weaving together multiple strands and generations of this family, from the Deep South to California, from the 1950s to the 1990s, Brit Bennett produces a story that is at once a riveting, emotional family story and a brilliant exploration of the American history of passing. Looking well beyond issues of race, The Vanishing Half considers the lasting influence of the past as it shapes a person’s decisions, desires, and expectations, and explores some of the multiple reasons and realms in which people sometimes feel pulled to live as something other than their origins.
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For more information, please contact Wes Lovell (603.766.2182, WLovell@themusichall.org)
About Our Moderator
Drew Christie teaches philosophy and logic at the University of New Hampshire.