The L.A. Times Festival of Books present Memoirs of The Black Experience panel

Christopher Isherwood Prize-winner Emily Bernard, acclaimed cultural critic Morgan Jerkins, and 2020 National Book Award longlist finalist Frank Wilderson, join L.A. Times columnist Sandy Banks in a candid conversation about the Black experience discussing race, family legacy, historical and current social conditions, and shining a light on the broken world in which we live.

A limited quantity of bookplates for Morgan Jerkins book are available, while supplies last!

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For more information about & a complete event schedule for the 2020 L.A. Times Festival of Books.


Event date: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101972410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019

Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062873040
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Published: Harper - August 4th, 2020

Afropessimism Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631496141
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Published: Liveright - April 7th, 2020