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Tuesday, April 16 at 12:00 PM

Read With Us: Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo
Enaj Leotaud

The Athenaeum's Read With Us Book Club is free and open to the public. Discussion is encouraged.

Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom is the remarkable true story of Ellen and William Craft, who escaped slavery through daring, determination, and disguise, with Ellen passing as a wealthy, disabled White man and William posing as “his” slave.

A New York Times Bestseller, it was named a best book of 2023 by The New York Times, The New YorkerTime, NPR, Chicago Public Library, Oprah Daily, and People.

Want to become a Read With Us Host? Email events@philaathenaeum.org


This is a free event.