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PBS Books Readers Club

Join the PBS Books Readers Club! Each month, we will select fascinating reads that pair perfectly with the themes viewers love to watch on PBS.

 

The PBS Books Readers Club monthly digital-first series will bring its members into conversations behind the stories of your favorite books & shows, including interviews with your favorite authors and PBS personalities. The series can be found on Facebook, YouTube and the PBS App, with extended interviews available for PBS members on PBS Passport. Readers and viewers can join in the conversation with its more than 90 thousand members on the PBS Books Readers Club Facebook Groupto discuss your favorite books, find that next great read, or just enjoy the company of other book fanatics! You can even submit your questions for featured authors, and they may be asked and answered on the series!

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PBS Books Readers Club - Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Join the PBS Books Readers Club as we sit down with author, scholar, and filmmaker Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for a deeper look at the stories and inspirations behind his bestselling book The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song. Prof. Gates guides us through the roots of the Black church and its importance as a foundation of American identity. Prof. Gates also explores over a century of Black spirituality through sermon & song in his newest PBS series Gospel, discusses the long-buried secrets that are brought to life in his hit PBS series Finding Your Roots, and teases his soon-to-be-released book The Black Box: Writing The Race.

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