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Two Rivers Virtual Book Club November

For November, we will be reading La Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver Here’s the link to purchase: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/book/9780060852580 Description: “Moving from a setting in Mexico (in the company of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Trotsky) to the 1950s America of Red Scares and McCarthyism, The Lacuna tells the very personal and human story of young novelist Harrison Shepherd. Kingsolver does a masterful job creating a story with both scope and intimacy while also raising potent questions about freedom of expression and belief. Bravo!” — Sheryl Cotleur, Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA The event will be held on Zoom. To get your name added to the email list for the book club, email christine@tworiversbooks.com

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Barbara Kingsolver in Conversation With Lavinia Singer Ticketed Event

In her intimate new collection, Barbara Kingsolver, the beloved author of The Poisonwood Bible and more than a dozen other New York Times bestsellers, winner or finalist for the Pulitzer and countless other prizes, now trains her eye on the everyday and the metaphysical in poems that are smartly crafted, emotionally rich, and luminous. In her second poetry collection, How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons) (Harper), Kingsolver offers reflections on the practical, the spiritual, and the wild. She begins with “how to” poems addressing everyday matters such as being hopeful, married, divorced; shearing a sheep; praying to unreliable gods; doing nothing at all; and of course, flying. Next come rafts of poems about making peace (or not) with the complicated bonds of friendship…

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