African Book Club: "Stay With Me", Ayôbámi Adébáyô (Novel, Nigeria) 7pm Free
WE’RE CHANGING TO FIRST THURSDAYS!
For our 24th installment, we'll be discussing the acclaimed Stay With Me, Ayôbámi Adébáyô (Novel, Nigeria), shortlisted for the Women's Fiction Prize.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times • Newsday • Esquire • NPR • Booklist
Each first TUESDAY we meet over eats/drinks (available for purchase) to discuss the latest, hottest, award-winning, best-selling books out of Africa. All you have to do to join is read as much of the book as you canand show up prepared for a lively (but respectful) conversation. You may attend as few or as many sessions as you'd like.
The venue is one of the East Bay's premiere cafés/ bookstores/ literary spaces 4.5 blocks (0.3 mile) from 19th Street BART in Oakland. PLEASE SUPPORT our generous hosts by enjoying the wide variety of options available for purchase: Beer, wine, tea, espresso drinks, delicious salads and sandwiches, treats.
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