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Book Club: Science Fiction (w/ Natalie)
March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CET
Join THE FLOCK and be a part of our monthy SF book discussion.
This month’s read is Kindred by Octavia Butler.
Commonly regarded as the first science fiction written by a black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of black American literature. This combination of slave memoir, fantasy, and historical fiction is a novel of rich literary complexity. Having just celebrated her 26th birthday in 1976 California, Dana, an African-American woman, is suddenly and inexplicably wrenched through time into antebellum Maryland. After saving a drowning white boy there, she finds herself staring into the barrel of a shotgun and is transported back to the present just in time to save her life. During numerous such time-defying episodes with the same young man, she realizes the challenge she’s been given…
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