Book Club in October

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Book Club in October

'The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears' by Dinaw Mengestu

cover image of The Beautiful Things That Heaven BearsSeventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled war-torn Ethiopia and ended up in D.C., where he runs a grocery store and spends his days reminiscing about his home and family with his adopted family, two fellow African immigrants also trying to make ends meet. Now, Sepha may have to face another conflict in his community, as his rapidly changing neighborhood is wracked by a series of racial incidents.
 
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears was voted DC Public Library’s 2014 DC Reads title by a public voting process. Join the discussion Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., Conference Room #1. Check out a copy and join the conversation!

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