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Virtual book discussion of "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" by Marlon James

Updated: Apr 7

Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 7-9pm EDT (UTC-4)

The Dock C. Bracy Center’s Reading for Understanding monthly book discussions are free and have two requirements: Read the book and make time for the discussion.

Reading for Understanding: Free Monthly Virtual Book Discussions to Promote Reading, Ongoing Learning and Critical Conversations

Facilitated by Sabrina & Nicole

Bookstore: Reparations Club, Los Angeles, California,

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the realms of fantasy and folklore in our upcoming virtual book discussion featuring Marlon James' epic masterpiece, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."

About the Book

"Black Leopard, Red Wolf" takes readers on a gripping adventure through a fantastical African-inspired landscape. Marlon James weaves a tapestry of myth, magic, and mystery, introducing us to unforgettable characters and a world brimming with both peril and wonder. Join us as we explore the intricacies of this richly imagined tale and delve into the themes that make it a literary tour de force.

Discussion Highlights

  • Unpacking the intricate world-building and mythology of the novel

  • Analyzing the complex characters and their relationships

  • Exploring the themes of identity, power, and storytelling

  • Discussing the impact of Afrofuturism in contemporary literature

Virtual Platform

The discussion will take place on Zoom, providing a convenient and inclusive space for participants to share their perspectives and engage in meaningful dialogue. Registered participants will login to their Eventbrite account to access this virtual event via the event page.


Sabrina and Nicole will guide the discussion, encouraging participants to share their thoughts, interpretations, and questions, fostering a vibrant exchange of ideas.


To participate in this insightful book discussion, please register by Registration is free and by donation, and all are welcome to join this enriching conversation.

Support black-owned bookstores

Where and how you choose to spend money has power. Shop Reparations Club, Los Angeles, California, or or visit African American Literature Book Club, to find a black-owned bookstore in your area.


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