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Opening Night Reading/Reception of Jewish Literary Festival w/ Michael Chabon!

From The New York Times: "[Michael] Chabon has constructed an amazingly rich, emotionally detailed story that addresses his perennial themes — about fathers and sons, husbands and wives, and the consolations of art — while reaching outward to explore the relationship between time past and time present, the weight (or lightness, as the case may be) of history, and the possibility of redemption and forgiveness."

It's the opening night of the Jewish Literary Festival, and they've landed quite a coup: Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon reading from his new extremely well-received novel, "Telegraph Avenue: A Novel."  A reception will follow the reading, where the author will also sign books.  Come on out and support this great festival in this interesting venue!

Tickets are needed and cost $25, or $20 if you are a student, senior or DCJCC member. Get further details on the event and purchase tickets at this link 

Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Mysteries of PittsburghWonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClaySummerland (a novel for children), The Final SolutionThe Yiddish Policemen's Union, and Gentlemen of the Road; as well as the short story collections A Model World and Werewolves in Their Youth; and the essay collections Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurstelegraph avenue

Sponsored by Tamara and Harry Handelsman

Also from the Times: "The result is a novel with the grooviest soundtrack since 'High Fidelity': the jazz, funk, soul, R&B and rock ’n’ roll that thumps through this volume is a Proustian madeleine for the characters in this book, linking their present lives to their adolescent passions, and the Berkeley of 2004 to the Oakland of the ’70s, when Huey Newton and the Black Panthers held sway."

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  • Robin

    I'm here and can't find group

    October 14, 2012

  • nan

    I have one extra ticket. If anyone wants it, please let me know ASAP.

    October 13, 2012

  • carol

    Are we meeting as a group there? What should we look for if so?

    October 4, 2012

    • nan

      I have one extra ticket ($14) for the gorgeous, talented Michael Chabon's book launch this Sunday at Macomb St, DC. Please let me know ASAP. http://thejdc.convio....­

      October 11, 2012

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