Friends Recommend

Are you making a shopping list for the Huge Book Sale this weekend? You may want to consider “The Sympathizer‘ by Viet Thanh Nguyen, if it is available. He was recently at The Seattle Public Library, and Jill said it was the best reading she’s ever seen. Susan G agreed. If lucky, you may also find his new book “The Refugees” at the sale.

Friends Recommend

Joelle is reading “Tears We Cannot Stop” by Michael Eric Dyson. Each in this collection of sermons is addressed to “Beloved,” meaning White America. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hopeful, always thought-provoking, this book is a gift we should all receive with grace and gratitude.

Friends Recommend

 

Seattle Reads 2017Carmen finished The Turner House by Angela Flournoy, and describes it as “poignant, full of riveting family relationships, and having a strong sense of place.”

The book is also this year’s pick for Seattle Reads, and the author will be coming to Seattle! Join The Friends of the Seattle Public Library Board in reading this compelling novel.