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LOCAL>> Virtual Book Club: Alice Quinn – Together in a Sudden Strangeness
Discussion of poetry anthology from early in the pandemic
Come join librarian and poet Margaret Stawowy for a discussion of Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America’s Poets Respond to the Pandemic, edited by Alice Quinn.
March 16th marks the second anniversary of shelter-in-place, and this book was created in the months immediately following that historic day.
In the words of William Carlos Williams, “It is difficult to get the news from poems, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.”
For this particular book club, we request that you find a poem in the book that speaks to you, and if you wish, to share it with us in the group and tell us why it is meaningful.
Please register in advance. After registering you will receive a link and instructions for how to participate on the day and time of the book club. We have some extra books put aside so contact us at 415-485-3323 if you need help requesting a book club book in our catalog.