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March 2018 - Afro Reads Book Club - Small, Great Things by Jodi Picoult

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Palmers Green Library

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Hi Readers, This will be the second meeting for 2018 of the Afro Reads Book Club for people from the African, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-American communities. The book club now welcomes men and usually meets every six weeks.

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Jodi Picoult - Small Great Things

Ruth Jefferson is a labour and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient.

The parents are white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day, the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders or does she intervene?


SMALL GREAT THINGS is the most important novel Jodi Picoult has ever written. Frank, uncomfortably introspective and right on the day’s headlines, it will challenge her readers...The difficult self-awareness is what sustains this book...forcing engaged readers to meditate on their own beliefs and actions along with these characters....It's also exciting to have a high-profile writer like Picoult take an earnest risk to expand our cultural conversation about race and prejudice. Washington Post


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