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Baraboo Public Library

Baraboo Public Library

Public Library providing a full range of educational and recreational materials and programs for people of all ages.
Address:230 4th Ave
Baraboo, WI  53913
Phone:608-356-6166
Website:www.baraboopubliclibrary.org
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Special Event

Wed, Apr 21st - 6:30 pm
Readers Anonymous Virtual Book Club
Baraboo Public Library
On April 21, Readers Anonymous, the book club for readers in their 20s and 30s, will discuss Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith.

"Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a groundbreaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects, and performative power. Don't Call Us Dead opens with a heartrending sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police, a place where suspicion, violence, and grief are forgotten and replaced with the safety, love, and longevity they deserved here on earth. Smith turns then to desire, mortality, the dangers experienced in skin and body and blood and a diagnosis of HIV positive. 'Some of us are killed / in pieces,' Smith writes, 'some of us all at once.' Don't Call Us Dead is an astonishing and ambitious collection, one that confronts, praises, and rebukes America--"Dear White America"--where every day is too often a funeral and not often enough a miracle." ~ goodreads.com

This meeting will be held via Zoom. Call Zach at 608-356-6166 for details about getting a copy of the book and getting a link to the Zoom meeting.
Visit www.baraboopubliclibrary.org for more information.