Event Times

Nov 6 | 7:00 pm






General (all Ages)

Up From Freedom: Wayne Grady and Lawrence Hill

Wayne Grady's latest novel, Up From Freedom, is a powerful and emotional story about the dangers that arise when we stay silent in the face of prejudice or are complicit in its development.

As a young man, Virgil swears that he will never own slaves as his father did. His principles are repeatedly tested, no less by his relationship with Annie, a young black woman that he has taken from his father's plantation into his own protection.

Mr. Grady's reading will be followed by a Q&A with author Lawrence Hill (The Illegal, The Book of Negroes) that will explore (among other topics) themes of racism and slavery in a historical and modern context.

Join us in the The ebar on Tuesday, November 6th at 7 pm. Tickets: $8, $6 for members, students, seniors. Available in the Bookstore and at the door.