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August 4, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Library Meeting Room
527 Iowa Ave
Chickasha, OK 73018
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Let's Talk About it Oklahoma

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Let’s Talk About It Since 1985, Oklahoma Humanities has strengthened communities by connecting Oklahomans through its dynamic book club program, Let’s Talk About It. Literature is a catalyst for meaningful conversations, encouraging readers to reflect on their experiences, share thoughts and ideas, consider diverse perspectives, and gain new insight. Literary experts skillfully open each book discussion with a fresh analysis of the text, cultivating intrigue and curiosity. By revealing information about the author’s life, giving historical context, and shedding light on recurring themes throughout the book, they impart a deeper understanding of the readings and lay the groundwork for an illuminating exchange of ideas within the group. Registration is required. Please call 405-222-6075.

Chickasha Public Library will host Let’s Talk About It utilizing the theme Civil Rights and Equality: A Pulitzer Prize Centennial Series The current moment in our culture requires that we look hard at our ideals and history and the extent to which we have—and have not—ensured the enactment and protection of civil rights within our society. Books in the Series: The Known World by Edward P. Jones will be the discussion on Aug. 4th. Native Guard by Natasha Tretheway will be the discussion on Sept. 1st. The Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle will be the discussion on Oct. 6th. A Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich will be the discussion on Nov. 3rd Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo will be the discussion on Dec. 1st
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