SECCA Book Discussion
SECCA Book Discussion is open to the public. The book club focuses on contemporary literary fiction and memoirs. The club meets regularly at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem.
The fall theme is ‘Retelling Stories,’ novels that adapt or respond to classic works.
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- April - The Resisters by Gish Jen
- May - The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
- June - 2 A.M. in Little America by Ken Kalfus
- August 24: The Longcut by Emily Hall
- September 28: Sirens & Muses by Antonia Angress
- October 19: The Exhibitionist by Charlotte Mendelson
- November 30: The Adult by Bronwyn Fischer
The moving story of one family struggling to maintain their humanity in circumstances that threaten their every value—from the highly acclaimed, award-winning author of Thank You, Mr. Nixon. • “Intricately imagined … [It] grows directly out of the soil of our current political moment.” —The New York Times Book Review
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Longlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel
Longlisted for the 2023 Carnegie Medal for Excellence
Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction 2022 First Novel Prize
Selected as One of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2022!
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From Museum of Modern Art editor Emily Hall, a debut novel in the first person about the place of art and the artist in the world.
Four artists are drawn into a web of rivalry and desire at an elite art school and on the streets of New York in this “gripping, provocative, and supremely entertaining” (BuzzFeed) debut
THE TIMES (UK) NOVEL OF THE YEAR
Named A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the Sunday Times (UK)
Charlotte Mendelson's The Exhibitionist is a "furiously funny" novel (Sunday Express, UK) about a marriage between two artists, Lucia and Ray, which begins to unravel over the course of one weekend.
An addictively gripping coming-of-age story about an all-consuming, insidious love affair between a college freshman and a mysterious older woman, from an unforgettable new voice in fiction
Eighteen-year-old Natalie has just arrived at her first year of university in Toronto, leaving her remote, forested hometown for the big, impersonal city.