Join Dr. Imani Perry, author of “Breathe: a Letter To My Sons,”
in conversation with Emily Raboteau.
2020 NAACP Image Award Nominee – Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction);
Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 (Kirkus Reviews), 25 Can’t-Miss Books of 2019 (The Undefeated)
“Emotionally raw and deeply reflective, Imani Perry issues an unflinching challenge to society to see Black children as deserving of humanity. She admits fear and frustration for her African American sons in a society that is increasingly racist and at times seems irredeemable.”
Dr. Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where she also teaches in the Programs in Law and Public Affairs, and in Gender and Sexuality Studies. She is the author of several books, including “Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry.” She will be in conversation with Emily Raboteau, who teaches creative writing in Harlem at City College, once known as “the poor man’s Harvard,” as is the author of is the author of a novel, “The Professor’s Daughter” (Henry Holt) and a work of creative nonfiction, “Searching for Zion” (Grove/Atlantic).
**Waiting list attendance is available by coming to the library at 3:45 p.m. and taking a ticket. If there are spaces available once the program starts those waiting will be admitted**…
Open Book / Open Mind: “Anti-Social: Online Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation,” byAndrew Marantz
Andrew Marantz in conversation with D. T. Max
Anti-Social: Online Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation. Andrew Marantz is a staff writer for The New Yorker, where he has worked since 2011. His work has also appeared in Harper’s, New York, Mother Jones, the New York Times, and many other publications. He will be in conversation with D. T. Max, an author and staff writer at The New Yorker.
watchung booksellers will have copies of the book available for sale.…
Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey in Conversation with Matthew Purdy
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
This ticketed event will be held at our Series In-Kind Sponsor’s location, Central Presbyterian Church, 46 Park Street, Montclair. A copy of the book is included with the ticket purchase and may be signed at the end of the event. Tickets may be purchased at this link or by cash or check in the 3rd floor Library Administration Office. Please call x2275 if you have questions.