#1

Ta-Nehisi Coates is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller

Between the World and Me,

winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

January 27, 2021

 See an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates HERE

 

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#2

February 24, 2021

APEIRGON

 This 2020 novel is based on two real fathers—one Israeli and one Palestinian—who both lost daughters to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Author Colum McCann who grew up in Ireland and has had his own experience with violent conflict. McCann is a co-founder of the global non-profit Narrative 4 whose vision is “fearless hope through radical empathy" by using global story sharing. This book will be the jumping-off point for a conversation about survival, violence, conscience, the world we live in, and the world we want to live in and “radical empathy.”

 

The book talk is presented by South Jersey Holocaust Coalition and New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, with funding from One Jewish Community—Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties.

 

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#3

Twelve Years a Slave

by

Solomon Northrup

March 31, 2021

 

Film Trailer