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Left Bank Books and Flatiron Books welcomes Founder of the \'Me Too\' Movement and Nonprofit, Tarana Burke, who will discuss her highly anticipated memoir\ Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement. The event will be pretaped to air on September 23rd at 7 PM EST / 6 PM CST on Zoom Webinar with the author participating in a live audience Q&A during the event. Join us for a CELEBRATION of Tarana Burke\'s Unbound. Tarana will be joined by various guests at the NYC Botanical Gardens. Register here for free and order a copy of Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!\ \ \ About Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement\ \ Searing. Powerful. Needed. --Oprah\ \"Sometimes a single story can change the world. Unbound is one of those stories. Tarana\'s words are a testimony to liberation and love.\" --Brené Brown\ \ From the founder and activist behind one of the largest movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the me too movement, Tarana Burke debuts a powerful memoir about her own journey to saying those two simple yet infinitely powerful words-- me too-- and how she brought empathy back to an entire generation in one of the largest cultural events in American history.\ \ Tarana didn\'t always have the courage to say me too. As a child, she reeled from her sexual assault, believing she was responsible. Unable to confess what she thought of as her own sins for fear of shattering her family, her soul split in two. One side was the bright, intellectually curious third generation Bronxite steeped in Black literature and power, and the other was the bad, shame ridden girl who thought of herself as a vile rule breaker, not of a victim. She tucked one away, hidden behind a wall of pain and anger, which seemed to work...until it didn\'t.\ \ Tarana fought to reunite her fractured soul, through organizing, pursuing justi
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