Margot Friedlander's "Try to Make Your Life" Book Launch
Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A conversation and reading by Holocaust survivor and author Margot Friedlander. Born in Berlin, Mrs. Friedlander emigrated to New York in 1946, and moved back to Berlin in 2010. She will read from the new English translation of her memoir, the 2009 winner of Germany’s prestigious Einhard Prize for an outstanding autobiographical work. The reading will be moderated by the book’s translator, Bill Gilcher.
“The moving story of a life destroyed by Germans and rescued by Germans.” (Die Tageszeitung)
“Today, sixty years later, she recounts her dramatic story of hope and betrayal, of civil courage in a time of terror, and of the unwavering will to survive.”(Die Gemeinde, publication of the Jewish community, Vienna, Austria)
Books will be available to purchase at the event.
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The Goethe-Institut Washington organizes and supports cultural events that present German culture abroad and that further intercultural exchange.