Hear from Anne Berest about her autobiographical novel, The Postcard, which details how she reconnected with her Jewishness through an investigation into the lives of her relatives killed at Auschwitz. In conversation with literary curator Louise Steinman.
Date and Time
Thursday, October 19, 7:30 pm
Pricing and Details
- $20 General
- $15 Members and Full-Time Students
About the Program
Hear from Anne Berest about her autobiographical novel, The Postcard, in conversation with literary curator Louise Steinman. This American Choix Goncourt prize–winning story recounts Berest’s receipt of an unsigned postcard, leading her to investigate the lives of relatives killed at Auschwitz and resulting in reconnection to her own Jewishness.
The Postcard is a quest for origins that plunges us into the darkest hours of history while revealing deeper truths about a writer's identity. A book signing follows the program.