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Woke and Well-Read Book Club: "The Untelling" by Tayari Jones

Please join the Woke & Well-Read Book Club in our 2nd year at Big Blue Marble! Our March read is the novel The Untelling by Tamari Jones. Aria is no stranger to tragedy -- as a young girl, she and her older sister and mother survived a car crash that took the lives of their father and beloved baby sister. And although relations with her remaining family are strained, she's done her best to establish a solid, normal life for herself.
But now she has a secret that she's not yet ready to share with Dwayne, her devoted boyfriend, or Rochelle, her roommate and best friend: Aria is pregnant. Or so she thinks. The truth is about to make her question her every assumption and reevaluate the life she has worked so hard to build for herself.

Woke & Well-Read explores life through African-American eyes, and is open to all. We meet the third Wednesday of each month.

2018 - 2019 Reads

November 13/14  “Buck” by  M.K Asante

December 18/19  “Becoming” by  Michelle Obama

January 15/16  “The Wedding” by  Dorothy West

 February 19/20  “Sing, Unburied, Sing”  by Jesmyn Ward

 March 20 “The Untelling” by Tamari Jones

April  17  “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge

 May 15 “The Poet X” by Elizabeth Acevedo

June 19  “We are Going to Need More Wine” by  Gabrielle Union