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November 2019

Leila Taylor and Laina Dawes in conversation at Strand Books, NYC

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Books, 828 Broadway at 12th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join Leila Taylor, author of Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul, in conversation with Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal. To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence and simply existing in

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Leila Taylor and M Lamar in conversation at McNally Jackson, NYC

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McNally Jackson Williamsburg, 76 N 4th St Unit G
New York, NY 11249 United States

Join Leila Taylor, author of Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul, in conversation with musician M Lamar. To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence and simply existing in a space is enough to warrant a call to the police. To be Black and a

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Leila Taylor at Women and Children First, Chicago

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Women and Children First, 5233 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Join Leila Taylor, author of Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul, at Women and Children First bookstore in Chicago. To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence and simply existing in a space is enough to warrant a call to the police. To be Black

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Leila Taylor at Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Chicago

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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Join Leila Taylor, author of Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul, at Seminary Co-op bookstore in Chicago. To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence and simply existing in a space is enough to warrant a call to the police. To be Black and a

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Leila Taylor at Politics and Prose, Washington D.C.

November 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Politics and Prose Bookstore at Union Market, 1270 5th St NE
Washington DC, DC 20002 United States

Join Leila Taylor, author of Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul, at Politics and Prose bookstore, Washington D.C. To be a goth is to be out of joint with your surroundings—prone to daydreaming and longing for something beyond the here and now. This can be dangerous for a Black person in the United States, where lingering somewhere often results in violence and simply existing in a space is enough to warrant a call to the police. To be Black and

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