Kehilat Hadar's Book Club will meet on Wednesday March 3rd at 8:00 p.m., at 710 West End Avenue Apt 3C
Join us for a discussion of
The End of the Jews: A Novel
by Adam Mansbach
We will also take a trip to hear Adam Mansbach speak at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Sunday, February 21 at 2:30 pm. The cost is $5. Please contact Libby at the email below if interested.
Each member of the mercurial clan in Adam Mansbach’s bold new novel faces the impossible choice between the people they love and the art that sustains them. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the asphalt of the depression-era Bronx, goes on to become one of the swaggering Jewish geniuses who remakes American culture while slowly suffocating his poet wife, who harbors secrets of her own. Nina Hricek, a driven young Czech photographer escapes from behind the Iron Curtain with a group of black musicians only to find herself trapped yet again, this time in a doomed love affair. And finally, Tris Freedman, grandson of Tristan and lover of Nina, a graffiti artist and unanchored revolutionary, cannibalizes his family history to feed his muse. In the end, their stories converge and the survival of each requires the sacrifice of another.
Libby at email@example.com
if you have any questions.