Monthly Archives: November 2017

Homegoing

In December, the Broad Street Readers will discuss Yaa Gyasi’s award-winning debut novel, Homegoing. With breathtaking scope, Homegoing follows the parallel paths of two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, born into different villages, and their descendants through eight generations: from the … Continue reading

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The Invention of Nature

Join the Broad Street readers in November when we discuss The Invention of Nature.  Andrea Wulf’s biography sheds light and new focus on the life of German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, considered by some to be the father of modern … Continue reading

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