Food for Thought
Food for Thought is a free monthly book discussion, September to May. Selected titles are centered around a theme, such as books by Black authors, and humankind and the natural world.
Our next round of discussion titles won large literary prizes. We'll talk about the prizes as well as the books and authors, on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Main Library, 305 Wick Ave.
September 8: Nobel Prize in Literature: Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
October 13: Anisfield Wolf Award: Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky
November 10: Ohioana Book Award: Furnishing Eternity by David Giffels
December 8: PEN/ Jean Stein Book Award: Be Holding by Ross Gay
January 12: American Book Award, PEN/Hemingway Award, John Leonard Prize: There, There by Tommy Orange
February 9: MacArthur "Genius" Award: A Little Devil in America: Notes In Praise Of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib
March 9: Orange Prize for Fiction: The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht
April 13 National Book Award: All That She Carried by Tiya Miles
May 11: Pulitzer Prize in biography: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser