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September 29: Photobook Club Discussion of “The Sweet Flypaper of Life”

Cover detail from "The Sweet Flypaper of Life"

Cover detail from “The Sweet Flypaper of Life”

The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to host a book discussion group organized by Duke Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA) curator Lisa McCarty (MFA|EDA ’13; 2013–14 CDS exhibitions intern). At the ADA Photobook Club’s third meeting, the group will focus on The Sweet Flypaper of Life by Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes.

Tuesday, September 29, 6–7:30 p.m.
Center for Documentary Studies Library
1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina
Directions (free street parking)

Three editions of the photobook are on reserve at Duke’s David M. Rubenstein Library for public use prior to the meeting. Examine these editions for yourself in person, and/or read more about the book in The History of the Photobook Volume II or The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. Read more about DeCarava on NPR and Decarava.org

Meetings are free and open to the public; BYOB beverage and/or snack. Contact: ADA curator Lisa McCarty, lisamccarty@duke.edu.

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