Please join us on Monday, August 26th at 5:30 PM for the Freedom Readers Book Club meeting. The August selection is The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton.
"Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison for opposing a racist system in South Africa. Anthony Ray Hinton spent 30 years on death row because a racist system still exists in America. Both emerged from their incarceration with a profound capacity to forgive. They are stunning examples of how the most horrendous cruelty can lead to the most transcendent compassion. The Sun Does Shine is both a cautionary tale for all who think that a great nation can easily forget its past and inspiring proof of the inability to condemn a man's capacity for hope, love, and joy. An amazing and heartwarming story, it restores our faith in the inherent goodness of humanity." - Archbishop Desmond Tutu
This book club is open to the public and will concentrate on fiction and non-fiction titles based around political or current cultural themes. We invite healthy debate and discussion! Topics & opinions discussed do not necessarily reflect Branches Books & Gifts employees viewpoints. Please call (559) 641-2019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
UPCOMING BOOK CLUB SELECTIONS:
September 23rd – Unbowed – Wangari Maatha
October 28th – Unsheltered – Barbara Kingsolver
November 25th - Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari