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Hostos Reads 2016-2017
From the oral tradition of Homeric poetry, the circles of friends who read Renaissance poetry in manuscript, the serialization of novels in the 19th century, the gossip-fueled camaraderie of the New York School of Poets in the 1950s, to various public civic reading projects of the 20th and 21st centuries, reading has always had a social dimension. Keeping in mind Hostos’ particular book of the year, Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy, this informal conversation will explore the contexts, questions, challenges, and rewards of reading in common.