The LGBTQ+ Book Club is a group for LGBTQ+ folks and allies to read queer-themed books and books by queer authors! We aim to have diverse thought-provoking discussions about queer identity, history, and topical issues. All are welcome to join!
This month's book is Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Upcoming books include:
August: Black Girl in Paris by Shay Youngblood
September: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
October: Dry: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs
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Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age.