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One Lit Place Online Book Club

April 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Online Book Club for One Lit Place at onelitplace.com

The One Lit Place Book Activist, Janet Hoy, spends time, forethought and abundant humour discussing all the various ins and outs of literature, both current and classic.

The Online Book Club is open to members of The Community at One Lit Place. Space is limited to 15 participants, so please sign up early to secure your spot! (Sign up is available in the Discussion Forum).

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Next up in the book club: Dorothy Allison, Bastard Out of Carolina

“As close to flawless as any reader could ask for and any writer could hope for and aspire to . . . The living language Allison has created is as exact and innovative as the language of To Kill a Mockingbird and The Catcher in the Rye . . . Simply stunning.”
—The New York Times Book Review

“A hell of a writer – tough and loose, clear and compassionate.”
—The Village Voice

“Compulsively readable . . . Allison can make an ordinary moment transcendent with her sensuous mix of kitchen-sink realism and down-home drawl.”
—San Francisco Chronicle

“Tough, plainspoken, and thoroughly unsentimental.”
—Los Angeles Times Book Review

“This book will resonate within you like a gospel choir.”
Barbara Kingsolver

About the Author

Dorothy Allison is the acclaimed author of the nationally bestselling novel Bastard Out of Carolina, which was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. She is also the author of the short story collection Trash and the bestselling novel Cavedweller, which was named a New York Times Notable Book. The recipient of numerous awards, she lives in Northern California.


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April 3, 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Toronto, M4J1R7 Canada


Janet Hoy