Offsite (Greene Grape Annex):
Tuesday, September 10, 7:30 PM
Fort Greene Nonfiction Book Group discusses The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives
Led by Greenlight bookseller Katie, our nonfiction book group in Fort Greene reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres. For September, the group discusses The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen. Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe to shed light on their experiences, and the result is The Displaced, a powerful dispatch from the individual lives behind current headlines, with proceeds to support the International Rescue Committee. Their 17 contributions are as diverse as their own lives have been, and yet hold just as many themes in common. These essays reveal moments of uncertainty, resilience in the face of trauma, and a reimagining of identity, forming a compelling look at what it means to be forced to leave home and find a place of refuge.
Current book group picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online.
Greene Grape Annex is located at 753 Fulton Street, across the street from the bookstore.