Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Sunday, May 19

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For September we're reading one of Chicago's classics: Native Son by Richard Wright. Not only was the book an immediate best-seller when it was published, but it also made Wright the wealthiest black writer of his time. You can read the introduction to the book on the Book Club page now and then join us on Monday, September 8th, when we discuss it in person at the Book Cellar. New members are always welcome.

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