Trident Staff Pick Book Club: The Black God's Drums

Join us for another Bookseller's Choice Book Club! We will be reading Alex Award-winner, P. Djèlí Clark's The Black God's Drums!

Our full food and drink menu will be available during the discussion.

You do not need to have finished the book to attend! All are welcome--no ticket required. Books are available in store and online. 

About the book

Rising science fiction and fantasy star P. Djèlí Clark brings an alternate New Orleans of orisha, airships, and adventure to life in his immersive debut novella The Black God's Drums.

In an alternate New Orleans caught in the tangle of the American Civil War, the wall-scaling girl named Creeper yearns to escape the streets for the air--in particular, by earning a spot on-board the airship Midnight Robber. Creeper plans to earn Captain Ann-Marie’s trust with information she discovers about a Haitian scientist and a mysterious weapon he calls The Black God’s Drums.

But Creeper also has a secret herself: Oya, the African orisha of the wind and storms, speaks inside her head, and may have her own ulterior motivations.

Soon, Creeper, Oya, and the crew of the Midnight Robber are pulled into a perilous mission aimed to stop the Black God’s Drums from being unleashed and wiping out the entirety of New Orleans.

*Enter DRUMS20 at checkout on our website or mention it to a bookseller in-store to get 20% off the book!!*

Event date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115
The Black God's Drums Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250294715
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor.com - August 21st, 2018