Women's network LGBTQ+ history month book club

Location
Zoom - registration required
Dates
Thursday 17 February 2022 (13:00-14:00)
Why girls
Image of event poster Why Girls

Join us at our next Book Club! We'll be reading White Girls by Hilton Als as part of the University of Birmingham LGBTQ+ History Month events series.

"I see how we are all the same, that none of us are white women or black men; rather, we're a series of mouths, and that every mouth needs filling: with something wet or dry, like love, or unfamiliar and savory, like love."

White Girls is about, among other things, blackness, queerness, movies, Brooklyn, love (and the loss of love), AIDS, fashion, Basquiat, Capote, philosophy, porn, Louise Brooks and Michael Jackson.

Freewheeling and dazzling, tender and true, it is one of the most highly acclaimed essay collections in years.

'The first time you read Hilton Als, it's a revelation ... you wonder where this guy has been all your life ... He is both a startlingly insightful intellectual and a friendly, open and generous-spirited companion...' - Big Issue

Whether you're a Book Club veteran or this is your first time we look forward to seeing your faces virtually at our next Zoom Book Club. All welcome, even if you haven't had a chance to finish the book!

Best wishes,

The Book Club Team

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