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Lillian Smith Studies: LES Center Virtual Book Club


Information on LES Reading Group

For the past few years, we have hosted the LES Virtual Book Club to Smith's work and the works of others creators.  We have read texts such as Lillian Smith's Killers of the Dream, Clint Smith's How the Word is Passed, David Walker and Marcus Kwame Anderson's The Black Panther Party, and much more. With all of these works, we aim to open discussions and to highlights the important insights of Smith and others in our current moment.

If you are interested in participating, please just send us an email with your name and email address. You can send it to

For the Fall 2022 book club, we will meet via Zoom at 7:00 est on October 20th and November 17th to discuss the readings. You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information as the date approaches. 

We look forward to meeting and discussing Smith's work with you. 

Reading Order: 

  • Oct. 20--Lillian Smith One Hour
  • Nov. 17--Robert Jones, Jr. The Prophets

LES Center Virtual Book Club Flyer

LES Center Virtual Book Club Flyer