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BookTalk with Harriet Sobol: The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store (2023) by James McBride

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CourseGraphic BookTalk introduces readers to a carefully chosen, provocative selection of novels for reading and informal discussion, considering the author’s writing techniques and the character’s personal journeys. This class focuses on The Heaven & Earth Grocery Story (2023) by James McBride. From the author of The Color or Water, The Good Lord Bird, and Deacon King Kong is a new story about Chicken Hill, a Pennsylvanian neighborhood of Blacks and immigrant Jews struggling for a good life in an overwhelmingly white, Christian country. Members of the town unite to protect a deaf boy from state institutionalization in a gripping tale that celebrates the power of community.

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Wed


Harriet Sobol 



Please read:  A Zoom link will be sent the day before the class. The discussion will be recorded and sent to enrolled students for up to one week.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/13/2023 - 12/13/2023 Weekly - Wed 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM N/A - Online Harriet Sobol