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The Boniuk Library Book Club Discussion of “Charlotte” by David Foenkinos
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join The Boniuk Library Book as Holocaust Museum Houston librarian Maria Harris facilitates a discussion of “Charlotte” by David Foenkinos. This tribute to the tragic life and transcendent art of Holocaust victim Charlotte Salomon depicts a young World War II artist from Berlin who embraces life in the aftermath of a devastating suicide before escaping to France, creating evocative autobiographical works and eventually losing her life at Auschwitz. This event is free and open to the public. Visit http://www.hmh.org/RegisterEvent.aspx to RSVP online. Registration is limited to 12 participants, but the discussion may be offered on a second date. If registration is full, contact Maria Harris at (713) 942-8000, x110 or [email protected] to add your name to an interest list. You can buy the book at http://www.amazon.com/Charlotte-Novel-David-Foenkinos/dp/1468312766/.