This October we'll be reading Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez. Olga and Pedro Acevedo—Nuyorican Brooklynite siblings—are surprised by the sudden reappearance of their mamí Blanca, who abandoned them to become an activist with the Young Lords. With scandal, blackmail, and hurricanes ... can the family survive? Gonzalez's debut novel and bestseller tackles issues on the parent-child relationship, love and sexuality, and colonial exploitation.
All genres and readers are welcome. Reading the club selection is not a requirement to attend (just be forewarned that there will be spoilers). Titles will be decided by group members and a limited number of copies will be set aside at the Mt. Pleasant Library. Fill out this form to be added to the book club mailing list.
For more information, call (202) 671-3121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To request a reasonable accommodation for this program, please contact DCPLaccess@dc.gov, or call (202) 727-2142.