UCHICAGO PITTSBURGH ALUMNI BOOK GROUP
Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
The Pittsburgh Book Club will meet to discuss Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi. The June Book Club will be held at the North Hills home of Clair (SB’71) and Roger Cranville. Contact Steve Shandor, AB'84, MBA'88 at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you are coming. Location details will be sent after emailing Steve. (Please note that June 18 is the THIRD TUESDAY in June– one week later than we would normally meet.) We hope to see you all there!
Here is a brief description of the book: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
Helen Oyeyemi, the prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and imaginative novel. Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children’s stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. Endlessly surprising and satisfying, written with Helen Oyeyemi’s inimitable style and imagination, Gingerbread is a true feast for the reader.
“Exhilarating…A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel.” – The New York Times Book Review
“[W]ildly inventive…[Helen Oyeyemi’s] prose is not without its playful bite.” –Vogue