NCW Library Virtual Conversation with Brit Bennett

08/17/2021 - 6:00pm

Brit Bennet's The Vanishing Half is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.

Her first book,The Mothersis a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, The Mothers is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. It begins with a secret.

Brit Bennet's work has been an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, longlisted for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Women’s Prize, and named one of the ten best books of the year by The New York Times. Bennet has been named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, and one of Time’s Next 100 Influential People. 

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Leavenworth, WA 98826
The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525536291
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

The Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399184529
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - October 10th, 2017