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Book Fair

Saturday, November 23, 2013 20 Kislev 5774

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Bnai Keshet and Watchung Booksellers present:

An Evening With Sara Paretsky, one of the foremost mystery writers of our time

7pm: Pre-reading Nosh: BK cooks Viennese and Chicago-style food in honor of Paretsky's characters, with a glass of wine and a chance to browse our Book Festival

8pm: Reading by award-winning novelist Sara Paretsky, followed by a Q-and-A and book signing
Paretsky will be reading from her just-published novel CRITICAL MASS, in which her famous detective V. I. Warshawski investigates the dramatic past of her close friend, the Viennese-born doctor Lotty Herschel. This riveting narrative moves between present-day Chicago, where the daughter and grandson of a childhood friend of Lotty's are missing, and the story of a Jewish woman physicist in Nazi-occupied Austria, as Warshawski tries to prevent the awful past from asserting itself again upon her friends.

ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT PLEASE RSVP! Watchung Booksellers gives a percentage of the book festival's proceeds to benefit BK. So please consider a book purchase (or two!). If you care to donate directly to support the cost of the festival you also have that option below.
 
PLEASE RSVP! This event will be popular, and we would like to provide seating for all our guests if possible! 
 
The Book Festival continues on Sunday, together with the New Member Brunch, 11am-2pm, with a picture-book reading for young children at 11:30am.  

 

 

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