Resilience is hosting a virtual summer book club from May 2020 through August 2020. Please see below for more details.

Resilience Summer Book Club

Resilience is continuing to stay connected with the community this summer through our virtual Summer Book Club series. Join us as we come together to discuss topics like sexuality, family, relationships, incarceration, and more through our four chosen titles. Click here to download the series flyer. If you have additional questions, please contact Candice Tindell at

Join us this May as we read and discuss On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong’s debut novel written as a letter from a Vietnamese American son to his mother who cannot read. Click here to register for the May discussion. Click here to read our May discussion questions and recommended further readings.

Wednesday May 27, 2020
5:30–6:30pm CT
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Thursday, June 25, 2020
5:30–6:30pm CT
Normal People by Sally Rooney

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
5:30–6:30pm CT
A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

Thursday, August 27, 2020
5:30–6:30pm CT
Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women’s Prisons by Ayelet Waldman and Robin Levi

You can find all participating books at any of these places:

Book Club, Candice Tindell, Summer 2020, Virtual Book Club