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February is Black History Month, and at SVWC we are celebrating the important contributions of Black authors…

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Robert Gates
Maira Kalman
Peter Matthiessen
Thomas Cahill
Frank McCourt
Mark Salzman
Ridley Pearson
Colson Whitehead
David Brooks
Justice Stephen Breyer
Edwidge Danticat
Ian McEwan
Jeffrey Toobin
Firoozeh Dumas
David Halberstam
Michael Ondaatje
Ethan Canin
Robert Caro
Robert Caro
A. Scott Berg
Judith Freeman
Abraham Verghese
Karl Fleming
Anne Lamott
Mitch Albom
John Burnham Schwartz, Literary Director
John Burnham Schwartz
Strobe Talbott
Tom Brokaw
Rick Atkinson
John Lithgow
Doris Kearns Goodwin
David McCullough
Naomi Shihab Nye
Anne Enright
Anne Taylor Fleming
Sandra Day O’Connor
Calvin Trillin
Liaquat Ahamed
Juliette Kayyem
Billy Collins
Richard Ford
John Lewis
William Styron
Mary Karr
Alexandra Fuller
Annette Gordon-Reed
Jeffrey Brown
Dave Eggers
Anna Quindlen
Thomas McGuane
Thomas Friedman
Van Gordon Sauter
Craig Johnson
Simon Winchester
Walter Isaacson
Anthony Doerr
Jessica Yu
W. S. Merwin
Alexander McCall Smith
2003: Sharon Olds
Sharon Olds
Isabel Wilkerson
Dave Barry
E. O. Wilson
Bryan Stevenson
Salman Rushdie
Ayad Akhtar
Sally Bedell Smith

2020 Reading List