VIRTUAL EVENT: PWN Book Club - January 2021 Meeting
Finding you have lots more time to read in this season of social distancing? Eager to connect with fellow DC Tigers and talk about your favorite books, precept style? Join us to discuss The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin!
The Princeton Women Network ("PWN") of DC will host its next virtual book club meeting on:
When: Wednesday, January 27th @ 12:00 PM ET
Where: Zoom (to be provided to registrants)
Selection: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
First published in 1963, James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation on the subject of race, giving a passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document from the iconic author of If Beale Street Could Talk and Go Tell It on the Mountain. It consists of two "letters," written on the occasion of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, that exhort Americans, both black and white, to attack the terrible legacy of racism. Described by The New York Times Book Review as "sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle...all presented in searing, brilliant prose," The Fire Next Time stands as a classic of literature.
To RSVP to this event, please contact Cornelia Powers '14.