Join us for a discussion of author Jamaica Kincaid and her novel, Annie John, on Monday, February 4, 2013, 6:30 pm. Summary: Annie John is a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of Antigua. An adored only child, Annie has until recently lived an idyllic life. She is inseparable from her beautiful mother, a powerful presence, who is the very center of the little girl's existence. Loved and cherished, Annie grows and thrives within her mother's benign shadow. Looking back on her childhood, she reflects, "It was in such a paradise that I lived."