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June 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

We will be discussing Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀. The first 10 registered attendees will be mailed a free copy of the book. (Books will only be sent to Delaware addresses.)

Those who can obtain their own copy of the book can register as well. People who attend all three discussions will receive some free swag items from Delaware Humanities!

There will also be an online discussion taking place in our Summer Book Club Facebook group for anyone who is not able to participate in the Zoom discussion.

Upcoming Discussions:

  • July 15th – The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal
  • Aug 12th – Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

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Book Summary:

Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love at university. They have always agreed: polygamy is not for them. But four years into their marriage, Yejide is still not pregnant. Then her family arrives on her doorstep with a young woman they introduce as Akin’s second wife. Furious, shocked, and livid with jealousy, Yejide knows the only way to save her marriage is to get pregnant, which, finally, she does, but at a cost far greater than she could have dared to imagine. Stay With Me asks how much we can sacrifice for the sake of family.

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