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Friends of the Hennepin County Library – Talk of the Stacks – Tayari Jones
July 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pmFree
Tayari Jones – Author of An American Marriage
This event is free and open to the public!
Seating is first come, first served.
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Program begins at 7 p.m.
A book signing will follow the event.
Tayari Jones is the author of the novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, Silver Sparrow, and An American Marriage. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, The Believer, and The New York Times. An American Marriage, which was named a 2018 Oprah’s Book Club pick, has been called, “A tense and timely love story packed with brave questions about race and class.” Jones currently serves on the MFA faculty at Rutgers-Newark. She is also a visiting fellow at the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Bring a Friend from Book Club!
“The novel redefines the traditional American love story. You’ll come away with greater empathy and understanding but even if you don’t, it’s just a really great read. It’s the perfect book to read along with a friend or family member.”-Oprah Winfrey