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Instant Book Club with Desiree Cooper

LOVE TO READ but no time for a book club? Join us for an Instant Book Club with noted author, Desiree Cooper, as she reads from her award-winning book, Know the Mother. She will read her flash fiction stories out loud, then lead a group discussion about the issues of gender, race and motherhood that the stories address. Get ready for a powerful afternoon. And you don't even have to prepare ahead of time!

Books will be on sale at the venue. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

The event is free and open to the public, but you MUST RSVP at 313-477-0222. SPACE IS LIMITED. Donations to The Collective Art Gallery welcome.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Collective
8325 E Jefferson Ave.
Detroit MI


Know the Mother

Stories by Desiree Cooper

Short, searing glimpses of how race and gender shadow even the most intimate moments of women’s lives.

Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9780814341490
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9780814341506