“The Prophets” by Robert Jones Jr. is the February BPL Book Club selection. Join Debbie and Beth in the Quiet Reading Room for an engaging and lively discussion of this stunning debut novel.
The Prophets is a novel that explores the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence. For more on “The Prophets” Click here .
Robert Jones, Jr. received his BFA in creative writing, and MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence, and The Paris Review. He is the creator and curator of the social justice, social media community Son of Baldwin, which has more than 275,000 members across platforms.
Space is limited. Masks are required. Registration is requested.