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Book discussion: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Community Room
Wednesday, Apr 15, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper where she�s constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers. After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places�including several hazardous men who do a good job of occupying brain space and a bad job of affirming self-worth. As Queenie careens from one questionable decision to another she finds herself wondering �What are you doing? Why are you doing it? Who do you want to be?��all of the questions today�s woman must face in a world trying to answer them for her.

Hawthorne Library