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|An Evening With Joyce Carol Oates|
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|Date||Monday April 30|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|revolutionbooks [at] sbcglobal.net|
|Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704|
An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates, Monday, April 30th, 7 p.m.
Joyce Carol Oates is a renowned author of more than 70 books, including fiction, poetry, essay and memoir. Her writings are stirring and complex — addressing racism, sexism, alienation, love and morality. Going deep. Skewing our perceptions, seeing from a different angle and challenging both the status quo and conventional wisdom.
Reading and discussion
A mother loses her son, who is obsessed with fractals….
A girl trapped in a painting wants out….
An African student in the U.S.,is expelled and becomes undocumented. Brutalized & arrested by police, he is forced into becoming a test subject for a government bio-engineering experiment.
A Book of American Martyrs
The reader is inside the head of a Christian fundamentalist as he plans, stalks and murders an abortion doctor. In the aftermath of this violent crime — two families, of the doctor, and of the murderer, struggle to deal with their situation and their rage.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Apr 24th, 2018 12:52 PM