The Stacks Book Club is tackling a post-post racial satirical novel this week in our reading of We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin. To help us discuss what that even means, and what makes a satire work, and so much more is author Chris L. Terry (Black Card).
There are minor spoilers on this episode.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. If you’d like to support your local indie, you can shop through IndieBound.
- We Cast A Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
- Black Card by Chris L. Terry
- The Sellout by Paul Beatty
- Black No More by George S. Schuyler
- New People by Danzy Senna
- Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
- The Grove (Los Angeles, CA)
- Angola Prison (Louisiana State Penitentiary)
- A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
- The Black Panther Party
- Black Lives Matter
- Will Smith
- “Rob Parker calls RG3 a ‘cornball brother,’ says he’s ‘not one of us'” (Will Brinson, CBS Sports)
- Robert Griffin III
- Russel Wilson
- Jason Whitlock
- Rob Parker
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