The Boniuk Library Book Club Discussion of “Charlotte” by David Foenkinos

Holocaust Museum Houston 5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX

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 …

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“Why: Explaining the Holocaust” with Dr. Peter Hayes

Holocaust Museum Houston - Temporary Space 9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 100, Houston, TX

Peter Hayes, the content expert working with Holocaust Museum Houston on our expanding Museum’s Permanent Exhibition, earned his Ph.D. at Yale. He specializes in the history of Germany in the 20th century, particularly the Nazi period. He will explore the fundamental conceptual questions asked and responded to in his most recent book, "Why?: Explaining the …

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Breakfast Book Club: “My Beautiful Birds” by Suzanne Del Rizzo

Holocaust Museum Houston - Temporary Space 9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 100, Houston, TX

The Friends of the Boniuk Library invite you to join our Breakfast Book Club for a discussion of "My Beautiful Birds" by Suzanne Del Rizzo. This children's book tells the story of Sami who, living in a refugee camp, can't forget his pet pigeons and the home his family has left behind. One day a …

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Ten Dollars to Hate

Holocaust Museum Houston - Temporary Space 9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 100, Houston, TX

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a lecture by Patricia Bernstein, author of "Ten Dollars to Hate," the story of the massive Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the first prosecutor in the nation to successfully convict and jail Klan members. Dan Moody, a twenty-nine-year-old Texas District attorney, demonstrated that Klansmen could be punished for …

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