February 5, 2016 1:48pm
Join Kia Corthron for a reading from
The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter,
her epic debut novel of race in America,
to be followed by a discussion with Robin D.G. Kelley.
Tuesday, February 9th, 7 pm
The Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway (at 12th St)
The hotly anticipated first novel by lauded playwright and The Wire writer Kia Corthron, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter sweeps American history from 1941 to the twenty-first century through the lives of four men — two white brothers from rural Alabama, and two black brothers from small-town Maryland — whose journey culminates in an explosive and devastating encounter between the two families.
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See you there!