OpenCampus Reading Group – North American Fictions The Hate U Give (T.H.U.G.) (2017), Angie Thomas.
Speaker: Matt Thorne, PhD Candidate in American Studies, University of Hull.
We are very pleased to have Matt Thorne join us to host Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give, the #1 New York Times best-selling novel and winner of the ‘Children’s Book of the Year’ at the 2018 British Book Awards. Drawing on the Black Lives Matter movement, the novel addresses some of America’s most pressing social issues and injustices. With an introduction and hosting by Matt Thorne, a PhD researcher in post 9-11 racial novels, the session promises to be a fascinating final text in the season.
Cost: Free Admission, all welcome. Booking is required. To book online please visit: https://libcal.hull.ac.uk/event/3333793