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AUTHOR EVENT: Jenn Shapland, author of THIN SKIN

Presented by Thank You Books at Thank You Books, Birmingham AL

Nov 09 2023
AUTHOR EVENT: Jenn Shapland, author of THIN SKIN

We are huge fans of Jenn Shapland and her first book MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON MCCULLERS, and we’re so excited to welcome her to TYB to celebrate her new collection of essays THIN SKIN.

“Weaving together historical research, interviews, and her everyday life in New Mexico, Shapland probes the lines between self and work, human and animal, need and desire. She traces the legacies of nuclear weapons development on Native land, unable to let go of her search for contamination until it bleeds out into her own family’s medical history. She questions the toxic myth of white womanhood and the fear of traveling alone that she’s been made to feel since girlhood. And she explores

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  • Nov 9, 2023 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Thu)
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