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  • Book Discussion: Brit Bennett - The Vanishing Half (2020)


    Freitag, 12.02.2021 - 18:15 Uhr

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Talk with Carolyn Murphey Melchers, d.a.i. Tübingen. Calling all book lovers! You like reading books and discussing them afterwards? Join the Book Discussion and discover the riches of American literature. The American literature specialist and writer Carolyn Murphey Melchers will guide you through the best of contemporary and classic American literature. Copies of the selected books are available in the d.a.i. library.

„The Vanishing Half“ is a thought-provoking novel about the country's racist past and present. The book deals with the story of African- American twin sisters who eventually end up living in two separate worlds. Both grow up in the Jim Crow South and try to escape their past, but only one of them succeeds by being able to pass as white.

Further dates: Fr. 12.3. Margaret Atwood - The Testaments (2019)

Join the discussion via Zoom @ www.dai-tuebingen.de/books

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