A free discussion with Dr. Thomas M. Richard on “The Dignity of Difference” in the conference room of 56 Centre Street. Our current world is fragile with misunderstanding and fear. On the one hand we … Continue reading "On the Same Page Book Discussion"
In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment, Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, … Continue reading "World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘So You want To Talk About Race’"
Already an international sensation and prize-winning bestseller in France, an evocative coming-of-age story of a young boy, a lost childhood and a shattered homeland. ‘I was born with this story. It ran in my blood. … Continue reading "World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘Small Country’"
‘Fifty Strong showcases the long-running feud of a family of end-of-the-line New England WASPs, played against the background of a crumbling post-Trump America. The struggles of this aristocratic family down on their uppers becomes more … Continue reading "TWN Staged Reading: ’50 Strong,’ by Anne Breeding"
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of … Continue reading "World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’"
Nantucket writers offer short readings of their work in a variety of genres. The writers are: Dede Avery, Janie Hobson Dupont, Ron Lefebre, Melissa McVicar, Steve Sheppard, John Stanton, and Jim Sulzer. Each will present … Continue reading "A Celebration of Nantucket Writers in Readings & Songs"
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending, a novel about a young man on the cusp of adulthood and a woman who has long been there, a love story shot … Continue reading "World Wide Voices Book Discussion Group: ‘The Only Story’"
Is your fear of public speaking holding you back? Whether you’re stressed about that upcoming toast at your sister’s wedding, feeling too nervous to share your thoughts at a town meeting, or anticipating your upcoming … Continue reading "Author Talk: Amanda Hennessey"
Join WE CAN – Nantucket (Women Engaged in Civic Action on Nantucket) with Jen Cohen & Melissa Murphy at Mitchell’s to discuss “The Woman’s Hour” by Elaine Weiss in anticipation of her event for NBF … Continue reading "Book Fest Book Club: “The Woman’s Hour”"