«The ease. Us, the children… I never realized how easily people could be trained to accept slavery.»
PEN Center USA and The Edison look forward to seeing you at our August Book Club to discuss Kindred by Octavia Butler.
Hosted by Tananarive Due. Tananarive Due is a screenwriter and an award-winning novelist who teaches Afrofuturism at UCLA. She also teaches creative writing in the MFA program at Antioch University Los Angeles and for Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA). She was the former Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Spelman College. The American Book Award winner and NAACP Image Award recipient is the author of twelve novels and a civil rights memoir.
Specialty cocktails will be offered all night. Happy hour prices available for those who come early.
This event is free and open to all members and non-members.
«In Kindred, Octavia Butler creates a road for the impossible and a balm for the unbearable. It is everything the literature of science fiction can be.»—Walter Mosley
This month's Book Club is co-sponsored by Clockshop. Clockshop is a multidisciplinary arts organization in Los Angeles that creates new conversations about art, politics, and urban space. They commission work by artists and writers, curate inclusive public programs about pressing social and political issues, and collaborate with institutions to strengthen the social fabric of our community and the world beyond.
*Members of The Edison Book Club receive a 15% discount when purchasing the current book club title at The Last Bookstore.
For more information, email [email protected]
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
6 PM — 8 PM
Happy Hour & Book Discussion
108 W 2nd St, #101
Los Angeles, CA 90012