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Lunch & Books

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Join us for Lunch & Books, a Penn’s Village social event for members and their guests to join fellow members for good food, conversation and a discussion about a chosen book.

We will have a casual lunch from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. at Positano Coast, followed by a book discussion from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. If you only want to come for lunch, you are more than welcome, or if you can’t join us for lunch, please just come for the book discussion.

Individuals will self-pay to the restaurant for lunch. Positano Coast is located at 212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor. It is handicapped accessible.

Please RSVP at or 215-925-7333.

The Book

White Rage is an extraordinarily timely and urgent call to confront the legacy of structural racism bequeathed by white anger and resentment, and to show its continuing threat to the promise of American democracy.” – Editor's Choice, New York Times Book Review

Compelling and dramatic in the unimpeachable history it relates, White Rage will add an important new dimension to the national conversation about race in America.

Carol Anderson is Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University. Professor Anderson’s research and teaching focus on public policy; particularly the ways that domestic and international policies intersect through the issues of race, justice and equality in the United States.
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner
New York Times Bestseller
New York TimesNotable Book of the Year
Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year
Boston Globe Best Book of 2016
Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016