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Latino Lit Lovers Book Club
Join us for a cultural journey through Latino authors! Latino Lit Lovers meets virtually every first Wednesday of the month. We will discuss books written by Latino authors, learn about Latino roots and explore different perspectives on Latino culture and heritage.
We will discuss the book: Our Migrant Souls by Hector Tobar.
Summary: "Latino" is the most open-ended and loosely defined of the major race categories in the United States. Our Migrant Souls: A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of "Latino" assembles the Pulitzer Prize winner Héctor Tobar's personal experiences as the son of Guatemalan immigrants and the stories told to him by his Latinx students to offer a spirited rebuke to racist ideas about Latino people. Our Migrant Souls decodes the meaning of "Latino" as a racial and ethnic identity in the modern United States, and seeks to give voice to the angst and anger of young Latino people who have seen Latinidad transformed into hateful tropes about "illegals" and have faced insults, harassment, and division based on white insecurities and economic exploitation.
This program is appropriate for teens and adults. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button. A Zoom link will be sent before the event.
- Wednesday, December 6, 2023
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- Library Branch:
- Virtual Event
- Book Discussion
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.