Books & Booze – If Beale Street Could Talk February 19th!

February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
City Winery Atlanta

Join us for a discussion of If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin at The City Winery on February 19th from 7 – 9 pm.

Please be aware this is going to be a First Come, First Served event.
Event Brite will be set up and limited to 100 people.
Reserve a space IF you’re sure you’re coming!

In this honest and stunning novel, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.
Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Baldwin’s story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned.
Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions–affection, despair, and hope.
In a love story that evokes the blues, where passion and sadness are inevitably intertwined, Baldwin has created two characters so alive and profoundly realized that they are unforgettably ingrained in the American psyche.