Join the community in reading and discussing The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore, a journalist who explored the ways the life of a man with the same name took a different path – and why.
Some events to put on your calendar – and ALL of them are free and open to the public!
- Thursday, Sept. 6 – film showing of Boys of Baraka at the Treaty Site History Center, 7pm
- Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9 – St. Peter Reads will be the Rock Bend Folk Festival, 11am – 6pm.
- Tuesday, Sept. 11 – author appearance and signing at Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College, 7pm
- Thursday, Sept. 20 – discuss the book at the Treaty Site History Center, 6:30pm
. . . and if you’re really thinking ahead, you can include the fact that the second annual St. Peter Book Festival, Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Author Wes Moore
Once you’ve read The Other Wes Moore, you might be interested in reading these books, too:
Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-hop Culture by Thomas Chatterton Williams, 2010
A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival, and Coming of Age in Prison by R. Dwayne Betts, 2009
The Beautiful Struggle by Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2008
Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform by Sharon Hays, 2003
American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation’s Drive to End Welfare by Jason DeParle, 2005
There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America by Alex Kotlowitz, 1992
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, 2010
The Kid by Sapphire, 2011