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Monday, March 05, 2018

Love and Power: The Books Behind the Talk

Julia Wang, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

Love and Power: The Books Behind the Talk

In early February, the City Club and some of Cleveland’s best literary minds got together to discuss books on love, romance, and power. Check out some of the titles below to see what was mentioned and keep an eye out for our next book discussion!

Watch or listen to the discussion.

Karen’s Recommendations:

The Power by Naomi Alderman

Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard

The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander

The Plot against America by Philip Roth

Cal’s Recommendation:

The Lover by Marguerite Duras

Valentino’s Recommendations:

Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Jessica Jones (comic) by Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Gaydos

Jessica Jones (TV Show), showrunner, Melissa Rosenberg

Mockingbird by Chelsea Cain

Wonder Woman by William Moulton Marston

X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills by Chris Claremont

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Guide to Kulchur

Loganberry Books

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