Book Club Pick of the Month
Published on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 12:55pm
The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor to discuss Cane by Jean Toomer in celebration of February as Black History Month. Copies are available at the reference desk. Please pick one up and join us!
Originally published in 1923, Cane is generally judged to be an innovative, landmark work of the Harlem Renaissance. The author, Jean Toomer, emerged as the first writer of the period to delineate black life perceptively. Toomer was significantly influenced by the the city of Washington, where he was born.
Come join us and learn more.