14th ANNUAL 2016 CityRead

Friends of Brentwood Library and Brentwood Art Society invite residents of Brentwood to collectively read this year's CityRead selection for Brentwood. This year's book will be available to read beginning in September. Copies of the book will be made available at the Brentwood Library and the author will visit Brentwood at a date to be announced here soon!

2016 Book Title:

Queen Sugar
by Natalie Baszile

Author visit Sunday, October 23 @ 2:00 p.m.
Natalie Baszile will appear at the Brentwood Community Center
35 Oak Street, for an hour-long presentation and book-signing. Books will be available for purchase. No registration is required for this event.

The book focuses on Charlie, a single mother from Los Angeles, who inherits a sugar plantation in Louisiana when her father dies. She heads to Louisiana with her daughter and faces challenges in running the plantation and dealing with her family. It was recently adapted into a television series on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Author Natalie Baszile