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Karla Holloway Discusses and Signs Her Latest Book on 9 November at the Library

'BookMarks: Reading in Black and White' explores books, reading, race and identity

Thursday, 9 November, 12noon, Perkins Library Rare Book Room
ENGAGING FACULTY SERIES: KARLA F.C. HOLLOWAY, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of English, Law, and Women’s Studies, will speak about her recently published memoir, BookMarks: Reading in Black and White.  In BookMarks, Holloway explores how books and booklists form a public image of African Americans. She also considers the effect of public judgments about race and habits of reading on her own identity.  The event is open to everyone.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Duke University Libraries.  Bring your lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.

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Posted 6 November 2006

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