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The Go on Girl! Book Club guide for reading groups : Works worth reading, Chats with our favorite authors, Tips for starting and sustaining a literary circle, Questions and topics to get you talking .... and more! / Monique Greenwood, Lynda Johnson, and Tracy Mitchell-Brown Founders of the largest national reading group for Black women.

Author/Creator:
Greenwood, Monique.
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
New York : Hyperion, ©1999.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Go on Girl! Book Club.
Group reading -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
African American women -- Books and reading -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
African American women -- Books and reading.
Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Group reading.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Part I-How It All Began. Book clubs now and then. About the Go on Girls.
Part II-The Literary Work. Murder They Wrote / The Mystery Genre. Life Forces / The Autobiography Genre. A Slice of Life / The Anthology and Short Story Genre. Piece of Mind / The Social Commentary Genre. The Storytellers / The Novel Genre. Out of This World / The Science Fiction and Fantasy Genre. Here Today, Here Tomorrow / Classics
Part III-Insider Tips for Starting and Sustaining a Book Club. Nothing To It but To Do It / Organizing your Book Club. The Who / Choosing Your Members. You're Invited / Planning Your First Meeting. Same Place, Same Time / Deciding Where and When to Meet. Let Me Entertain You / Hosing a Memorable Meeting. Making a List and Check it Twice / Selecting the Books. Between the Lines / Reading the Books. Can We Talk? / Having a Discussion That Works. What's Next / Moving Beyond the Books.
Notes:
"Design by Robin Arzt."
"Cover design by John Marius. Front cover illustration © Gayle Kabaker."
"A Hyperion Paperback Original."
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Johnson, Lynda, author.
Mitchell-Brown, Tracy, author.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0786883502 :
9780786883509
OCLC:
39811757
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