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MetroWest Readers' Advisory Round Table

MetroWest Readers' Advisory Round Table reads Nonfiction: Current Issues!

Benchmark: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Please pick a second title to discuss, in any nonfiction subgenre. There are suggestions on our website.

Be prepared to discuss appeal factors for those titles and the subgenre as a whole. Appeal factors to watch out for:

  • Character (flawed, quirky, unreliable, ensemble cast, etc)
  • Storyline/Plot (action-driven, character-driven, etc)
  • Pace (fast-paced, leisurely, uneven, etc)
  • Tone/Mood (bleak, funny, gritty, heartwarming, etc)
  • Style/Language (descriptive, lyrical, blunt, etc)
  • Frame/Setting (urban, rural, time frame, world-building, etc)

If you have any questions, please visit our website or contact Pam Aghababian (paghababian@minlib.net) or Christine Muir (cmuir@minlib.net). And please join our Google Group to stay up to date with discussions, meeting schedules, and news!

Monday, June 10, 2019
9:30am - 12:00pm
Cary Memorial Library, Lexington
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Pam Aghababian

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