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Lakeview Book Discussion of "The City We Became" by N.K. Jemisin

Community Room - Table Side
Thursday, Jun 2, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a book discussion of "The City We Became" by N.K. Jemisin. New members always welcome!  Please check with library staff for location or Zoom link.


"In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name. But he can sense the beating heart of the city, see its history, and feel its power.

In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange graffiti scattered throughout the city, so beautiful and powerful it's as if the paint is literally calling to her.

In Brooklyn, a politician and mother finds she can hear the songs of her city, pulsing to the beat of her Louboutin heels.

And they're not the only ones.

Every great city has a soul. Some are ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York? She's got six." --