Thursday, October 24, 2013

Francesca Segal: JCC Visiting Author

The Innocents: The Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque is proud to present our New Mexico Jewish community’s annual celebration of the written word.

And the third author up is:

Francesca Segal
The Innocents
Sunday October 27 ~ 3:00 pm
Afternoon Tea $10 advance; $15 door.
Click here to register.

Part ambiguous morality tale, part guidebook on north London Jewish community culture, this is an irresistible first novel. Francesca Segal was born in London, studied at Oxford and Harvard University before becoming a journalist and critic. She is the daughter of Erich Segal, who wrote Love Story. Winner of the 2012 Costa First Novel Award & 2012 Jewish Fiction Award. 

Here is a forshbite (that's Yiddish for hors d'oeuvres, one of the most-looked-up words on the Internet) of what's in store for Albuquerque. 

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