One Book One Bronx is a new style reading group that inspires, encourages, and delights readers. Every week, we meet to discuss one book that reflects the people of the Bronx. Sessions are free to join. The first 25 attendees receive a free copy of the book.
Tuesdays, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
May 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019
The Crazy Bunch By Willie Perdomo
Location: BronxArtSpace, 305 East 140th St. Bronx
In his fourth collection, The Crazy Bunch, Perdomo returns to his beloved neighborhood to create a vivid, kaleidoscopic portrait of a “crew” coming of age in East Harlem at the beginning of the 1990s. In poems written in couplets, vignettes, sketches, riffs, and dialogue, Perdomo recreates a weekend where surviving members of the crew recall a series of tragic events: “That was the summer we all tried to fly. All but one of us succeeded.” 128 pages
If you cannot attend One Book One Bronx but would like to read The Crazy Bunch and follow along, click here to purchase the book.
WILLIE PERDOMO AT THE LIT BAR
Saturday, June 22, 6pm, join One Book One Bronx and BX Writers present Willie Perdomo for the Bronx launch of his new book, The Crazy Bunch.
The Lit Bar, 131 Alexander Ave, Bronx, NY
One Book One Bronx will take off July & August, and return in September.
Coming soon, a list of hot books for warm summer days…
SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, September 21, 2-4pm. One Book One Bronx will host a book event for the new children’s book Boonoonoonous Hair by Olive Senior with illustrations by Bronx artist Laura James.
Bronx Library Center/NYPL, 310 E Kingsbridge Rd. Bronx, NY