Join us this month for a discussion about The Water Dancer by by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Previously writing award-winning non-fiction books and for Marvel comics, this is actually Coates’ debut novel, and one that straddles the genres of historical and science fiction. A review on NPR describes the book as “a surrealist story set in the pre–Civil War South,…

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Thanks for joining us. This month we are discussing The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. Set on the Korean island of Jeju, this story follows Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls from very different backgrounds, as they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective. Over many decades- through the Japanese…

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This month, your Time to Read team is reading The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. This is a fascinating story about Young-sook and Mi-ja, girls from different backgrounds who bond over their shared love of the sea. Working in their village’s all-female diving collective on the Korean island of Jeju , the two friends…

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Thanks for joining us! In this episode we’re talking about Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin. San Francisco, 1976. A naive young secretary, fresh out of Cleveland, tumbles headlong into a brave new world of laundromat Lotharios, pot-growing landladies, cut throat debutantes, and Jockey Shorts dance contests. The saga that ensues is manic, romantic,…

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