The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin | GGP Online Book Club
January 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Please join us on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7 PM PST for a GGP Online Book Club discussion of The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin.
The Zoom meeting will be at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87225317750.
“A glorious fantasy.”–Neil Gaiman
Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.
In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn’t remember who he is, where he’s from, or even his own name. But he can sense the beating heart of the city, see its history, and feel its power.
In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange graffiti scattered throughout the city, so beautiful and powerful it’s as if the paint is literally calling to her.
In Brooklyn, a politician and mother finds she can hear the songs of her city, pulsing to the beat of her Louboutin heels.
And they’re not the only ones.
Every great city has a soul. Some are ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York? She’s got six.