Thu, Nov 17|
Congregation B'nai Shalom
HADASSAH BOOK GROUP: DARA HORN'S "PEOPLE LOVE DEAD JEWS"
Open to anyone. Book group discussion led by Under One Tent Program Director Riva Gambert.
Time & Location
Nov 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
Congregation B'nai Shalom, 74 Eckley Ln, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, USA
About the Event
Dara Horn's People Love Dead Jews is winner of the 2021 National Jewish Book Award for Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice and Finalist for the 2021 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction Under One Tent Program Director, Riva Gambert, will lead a book group discussion about People Love Dead Jews, in which prize-winning author Dara Horn discusses the fact that she is always being asked to write about dead Jews rather than living ones. She reflects on the international veneration of Anne Frank, the Jewish history of Harbin, China, and the shocking attacks on American Jews in recent years. This book is available in paperback.
You may order "People Love Dead Jews" by Dara Horn from:
- Flashlight Books in Walnut Creek: https://flashlightbooks.handseller.com/home/bookdetailsin/1324035943
- Rakestraw Books in Danville: https://www.rakestrawbooks.com/book/9781324035947 (paperback)
- Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore in Berkeley: https://www.mrsdalloways.com/book/9780393531565 (hardcover)
- Your preferred local bookstore or online retailer
Admission is free. Please RSVP by November 16 using the form here.
Sponsors: Diablo Valley Hadassah and CCJCC in partnership with Cong. B'nai Shalom.