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Collection Connections: ‘Booth' by Karen Joy Fowler
We revisit the February 2023 presentation by David McKenzie about the Booth family and 19th-century performance as depicted in Booth by Karen Joy Fowler.
'Booth' Resource Guide
Folger resources related to Folger resources related to 19th-century Shakespeare performance and the Booth family to accompany the February 2023 book club discussion of Booth.
About 'Booth' by Karen Joy Fowler
Introductory information on the February 2023 Folger Book Club selection, Karen Joy Fowler’s intimate portrayal of an American family whose celebrity turned to infamy,
Collection Connections: ‘Black Cake' by Charmaine Wilkerson
We revisit the December 2022 presentation by Brittany Merritt Nash about sugar production and its relationship to Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson.
'Black Cake' Resource Guide
Folger resources related to food and food pathways to accompany the December 2022 book club discussion of Black Cake.
About 'Black Cake' by Charmaine Wilkerson
Introductory information on this multi-generational family story, the December 2022 Folger Book Club selection.
Collection Connections: ‘Ramón and Julieta’ by Alana Quintana Albertson
Katherine Gillen, Adrianna Santos, and Kathryn Vomero Santos take us through their presentation from our discussion of ‘Ramón and Julieta’ by Alana Quintana Albertson as part of the Folger’s virtual Book Club.