African American Authors Book Club

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.
At the Athens-Clarke County Library

The African American Authors Book Club is for anyone who is interested and who loves to read. The books are selected by members of the book club and are primarily books written by African American authors. Our objective is to broaden our knowledge of the many African American authors and their writings and just have fun reading.

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An American Marriage

An American Marriage by Tayari Jonesbook cover
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 5 p.m., Heritage Room Conference Room

A best book of the year for 2018 and an Oprah Book Club pick, An American Marriage tells the story of newlyweds Celestial and Roy. After Roy is arrested and imprisoned for a crime Celestial knows he did not commit, she takes comfort in a longtime friendship, only to encounter unexpected challenges in resuming her life when her husband's sentence is suddenly overturned.

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