Most of this site's functionality requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Invalid email/password
Log In
by Octavia Butler

A masterpiece that pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now.

Wednesday, February 24th at 6:15 pm (EST)

Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

Our meeting will take place via Zoom. RSVP here to discuss the book!

Past Book Club Picks