A new school year is about to begin. Did you know that DFAS has a Diversity Book Club? Take a look at what we are reading. Interested? Please join the discussion!
Our first meeting this year is Friday, October 20th, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. All our meetings are on zoom.
If you are interested in the history of the “bluest of blues” and would like to join the discussion, please let Jenny Bloom know so she can add you to the email/zoom link list! If you have any questions please call/email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-709-8371.
Below is a list of books chosen for this year. We do our very best to choose books that can be obtained from local libraries.
December 15, Friday, 12:00 – 1:30. Shark Dialogues by Kiana Davenport (1994), “the first novel to do justice to the rich heritage and cruel conflicts of the beautiful and beleaguered Hawaiian islands and their people.” Moderator: Karen Campbell.
February 16, Friday, 12:00 – 1:30. The World is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village by Anna Badkhen (2013) – creative non-fiction. Moderator: Laurelen Jabbour
April 19, Friday, 12:00 – 1:30. Citizen 13660 by Mine Okubo (2014). This is a graphic memoir about life in the Japanese internment camps during WWII. Moderator: Karen Campbell.
June 21, Friday, 12:00 – 1:30. The Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage and the Quest for the Color of Desire by Amy Butler Greenfield (2006). Moderator: Laurelen Jabbour
If you have any questions please call/email Jenny Bloom at email@example.com or 503-709-8371.