FREE | Registration Required: https://www.cvbookfest.org/festival-events/bennett
Curl up in the comfort of your own home for a conversation with award-winning and New York Times bestselling author, Brit Bennett as she discusses her blockbuster novel, The Vanishing Half.
Winner of the 2020 Goodreads Historical Fiction Award, #1 New York Times Best Seller, and one of Barack Obama’s favorite reads of 2020, The Vanishing Half is an emotional family story about African American identical twin sisters in the 1950s and ‘60s. One passes for white and moves to California while the other returns to her tiny southern community to raise her dark-skinned daughter.
One of the most talked-about books of 2020, The Vanishing Half touches on themes of race, class, family, gender, community, love, and the cost of secrets. The program will include an author Q&A.
Moderated by Allyson Loomis, M.F.A.