EventsCommunity Read Book Group: The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga

Community Read Book Group: The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Let's read together! Join your friends, family, and fellow Yearlong Reading Challenge participants at the Boston Public Library as we discuss the August Community Read for adults: The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga, translated by Jordan Stump. Mukasonga recounts the story of her mother, a fierce, loving woman who protected her family from the violence intruding in pre-genocide Rwanda. The discussion will be moderated by a librarian and will take place on Zoom. You must register at least one day in advance of the program in order to receive the Zoom link. 

All Community Read titles are available as simultaneous use eBooks on Overdrive during the month that the book discussion will take place. That means that no matter how many people want to join our discussion in August, they can all check out the eBook at the same time! 

You do not need to be participating in the Reading Together challenge in order to take part in this book group, but we urge you to join! You can learn about the different monthly challenges, get recommendations for books to read, and find other ways to connect with your reading community at our website. Reading is more fun when we're reading together! 

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Suitable for:
Young Adults (Ages 20-34)
All Adults
College Students
Older Adults
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