Monday, January 28, 2013

Join Me at the JPL Book Review Series

Warm up winter by attending the kick-off to the Jewish Public Library's Afternoon Book Review Series on March 7th.  I will be leading a talk and discussion about the wonderful debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, by Brooklyn-based author, Ayana Mathis.

Set against the background of The Great Migration, when six-million African-Americans journeyed north to escape the terrible hardships of the Jim Crow South, this epic novel tells the story of Hattie Shephard, who boards a train from Georgia to Philadelphia with her family in the hopes of realizing the American dream.  A well-deserved Oprah Book Club pick and much buzzed about novel.

Thursday, March 7th
2 p.m.
Jewish Public Library
5151 St. Catherine Street
Advance tickets: (514)-345-6416

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