Free copies of Good Talk are available to pick up at all library locations without a library card (while supplies last) or download the e-book or audiobook from the library catalog. The library encourages readers to discuss the book with friends, coworkers and neighbors.
The library will host a series of free online events and activities this month and through March 10, including a drawing workshop with Jacob, interactive discussions, explorations of bias, exclusion and belonging, discussions and two dance-centered events.
Everybody Reads will culminate in an in-person author lecture with acob, presented by Literary Arts, on Thursday, March 10. Tickets are available from Literary Arts.
Mira Jacob is a novelist, memoirist, illustrator, and cultural critic. Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and named a New York Times Notable Book.
Her novel The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing was named one of the best books of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews, and Goodreads, among others..