Read BIPOC Book Club meets virtually the last Tuesday of the month (Feb. - Nov.) at 6:00 pm.
*Registration is required. To register, call your local library or sign up online. You will receive an email confirming your participation and another email closer to the date with the meeting links and details.
Physical copies of the book are available (while supplies last) at Northwest Santa Rosa Library. Call 707-546-2265 to have a copy held for you, either at Northwest or sent to your local library for pickup. Check out your book by following our new Curbside Pickup Procedure.
* E-Books or e-audiobooks are available through Overdrive.
† E-Books or e-audiobooks are available through Hoopla
Books available through Overdrive will be available for unlimited checkout the month of the book club event, from the first of the month through the date of the book discussion.
Books available through Hoopla are always available for unlimited checkout.
Here's a preview of March's title, Exit West by Mohsin Hamid:
From the internationally bestselling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, a love story that unfolds in a world being irrevocably transformed by migration. In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet--sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, thrust into premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors--doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price. As violence and the threat of violence escalate, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through. Exit West is an epic compressed into a slender page-turner--both completely of our time and for all time, Mohsin Hamid's most ambitious and electrifying novel yet.
For more information, please visit: https://sonomalibrary.org/bipocbookgroup