Wed., Apr. 01 | Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

Book Club: The Handmaid's Tale @ Home (Chapters 7-9)

Are you looking for ways to stay social? We've got just what you need with Boomerang at Home! Join us for our first virtual book club and discuss the award-winning novel "The Handmaid's Tale" with published Toronto author, Kern Carter.
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Book Club: The Handmaid's Tale @ Home (Chapters 7-9)

Time & Location

Apr. 01, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

About the Workshop

Boomerang is starting an online book club and we want you to join us. In our first virtual series, we’ll be discussing The Handmaid’s Tale, which has become a global phenomenon since being converted to TV a short time ago (Canadians have loved this book for 30 years. Just saying.).  

Our online forum will be led by author Kern Carter, who will guide conversations on different themes from the classic novel. We’ll be taking our time and splitting the discussion into five parts over a two week period so you’ll have plenty of time to read. Each time we virtually meet, we’ll discuss a different set of chapters. Whether you’ve read the book already or are reading it as the discussion progresses, this Workshop Series is for you. 

In case you’re not familiar with The Handmaid’s Tale, here’s a short description:  

From Goodreads: “Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid's Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force.” Famed author Margaret Atwood’s timely novel has been made into a TV series and has a recently-published sequel: The Testaments. This book is a great way to engage with some of her best work.

Here are the dates for the online book club sessions and the chapters you’ll be expected to read: 

Chapters 1-3: Monday, March 23rd @ 11am

Chapters 4-6: Friday, March 27th @ 11am

Chapters 7-9: Wednesday, April 1st @ 11am

Chapters 10-12: Monday, April 6th @ 11am

Chapters 13-15: Friday, April 10th @11am

About our Host: 

Kern is a Toronto-based author who has written two books: Beauty Scars and Thoughts of a Fractured Soul. Kern is an important voice on social issues facing our city. His writing has been featured in Elite Daily, Fatherly and the Huffington Post. His passion for reading and storytelling is clear to everyone who speaks with him.

Accessibility Level: Easy. This workshop can be accessed online through our Boomerang at Home online feature. This is a video conference experience that can be accessed via Mobile, iPad, and Computer devices. Your device must have a microphone and/or camera to participate. 

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