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Mary’s Pence Online Book Club

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You and your friends are invited to participate in our series of discussions on Zoom about select books from our Summer 2020 Reading List.  You can RSVP for our book club discussions via our Facebook events page or by e-mailing us.  A link for the Zoom gatherings will be sent to everyone 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Upcoming online book discussions we are hosting:

No Visible BruisesNo Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us, by Rachel Louise Snyder

Date: Wednesday October 7, 2020
Time: 8pm Eastern/7pm Central (1 hour)
Location: Online (A link for the Zoom gatherings will be sent to everyone 24 hours prior to the meeting.)

Recipient of the Hillman Prize for Book Journalism, No Visible Bruises details the stories Snyder uncovered during her investigation into private violence and considers the complexities, as well as the implications, for society at large. Considering issues of mental health, poverty, gender, justice and more, No Visible Bruises adds valuable information to the quest to end systemic violence.

The discussion about No Visible Bruises will be guided by Katie Eichele. Katie is responsible for strategic planning and day-to-day operations of The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education at the University of Minnesota.

Click here to read a review of No Visible Bruises written by Mary’s Pence staff member Sarah Mechtenberg.

We Are Not Here to Be BystandersWe Are Not Here to Be Bystanders:  A Memoir of Love and Resistance, by Linda Sarsour

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 8pm Eastern/7pm Central (1.5 hours)
Location: Online (A link for the Zoom gatherings will be sent to everyone 24 hours prior to the meeting.)

Sarsour’s autobiography explores how her life as a Palestinian Muslim America and a feminist empowered her to be a globally recognized activist. Sarsour, who served as one of the co-organizers of the Women’s March, invites others to work for equality.

RSVP

You can RSVP for our book club discussions via our Facebook events page or by e-mailing us.  A link for the Zoom gatherings will be sent to everyone 24 hours prior to the meeting.

More information

For more information about our online book discussions and to see other books we will be discussing in the coming months, please visit our Goodreads Mary’s Pence Book Club.

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If you are buying any of the books from our Summer 2020 Reading List, we encourage you to consider independent, women-owned bookstores across the U.S.

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