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SAVE THE DATE (11/08 at 7pm ET): Paid Subscribers Virtual conversation with Greg Garrett, author of The Gospel According to James Baldwin
Plus, my own reflections on James Baldwin from my 2021 American Book Award acceptance speech
Save the Date! First #WhiteTooLong Paid Subscriber Virtual Event This Wednesday
This Wednesday night (11/08/2023) at 7:00 pm ET, I’m hosting my first zoom event for paid subscribers only: a conversation with my good friend Greg Garrett, author of the new book, The Gospel According to James Baldwin: What America’s Great Prophet Can Teach Us about Life, Love, and Identity. I hope you’ll join us. We’ll talk for about 45 minutes and then take questions from participants.
Here’s what I had to say about Greg’s important book:
In this concise volume, Greg Garrett has given us an immense gift: a beautifully written and accessible window into the wisdom of James Baldwin. Garrett powerfully presents Baldwin as a compassionate witness, an unyielding prophet, and even a saint in the deepest meaning of that word. Garrett lets Baldwin’s incandescent writing shine through, illuminating a path forward and allowing us to see that we can do and be better than we are.
How it will work:
If you’re a paid subscriber, you’ll receive the Zoom link Tuesday night (and I’ll send a reminder late Wednesday afternoon as well).
If you’re NOT yet a paid subscriber, now’s a great time to get in on subscriber-only benefits. If you sign up today, you’ll receive the invitation tomorrow.
Regardless of whether you can make the event, I encourage everyone to buy Greg’s important and accessible book. If you use any of the links in this email, a portion of your purchase goes to support my newsletter.