For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
Guest Host: Jim Angle
Author Jonathan Kozol has often written about the South Bronx in his books on children growing up in poverty. In his new book, he turns away from statistics and policy debates, and introduces us to the children he has met at the after-school program at a local church. He’ll talk about the unexpected rewards of his friendships with the children and others in their community.
The address of the St. Ann’s Scholars Fund is:
St. Ann’s Church of Morrisania
295 St. Ann’s Ave.
Bronx, NY 10454
- Jonathan Kozol the National Book Award-winning author of "Death at an Early Age," "The Shame of the Nation," "Savage Inequalities," and "Amazing Grace." He has been working with children in inner city schools for more than 40 years.
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