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Live at Brookline Booksmith! Mark Ludwig: Our Will to Live

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Live and in person at Brookline Booksmith! Celebrate the release of Our Will to Live with Mark Ludwig.

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Our Will to Live: The Terezín Music Critiques of Viktor Ullmann

Our Will to Live takes readers into the world of Terezín’s silenced artists and makes their voices come alive. A testimony to the inextinguishable strength of the human spirit. There are moments of excruciating beauty, there are heartrending stories, all reminding us that if we lose our humanity, we are nothing.” —Yo-Yo Ma

An in-depth new picture of Terezín's cultural life arrives with Our Will to Live. It brings the first English translation of Ullmann's firsthand accounts of Terezín's concerts, composers, and a generation of accomplished artists silenced too soon—plus a trove of stunning, rarely seen art created by Terezín prisoners, and an original collection of vintage and new music tracks performed by survivors and contemporary masters. The result of 30 years of original research. Created, introduced, and richly annotated by Mark Ludwig, executive director of the Terezín Music Foundation.

Mark Ludwig is a leading expert on music as resistance in times of oppression and genocide and a Fulbright scholar of Terezín. He is a violist emeritus with the BSO and founder/executive director of the Terezín Music Foundation.

About Brookline Booksmith

We are one of New England’s premier independent bookstores, family-owned and locally run since 1961. We offer an extensive selection of new, used, and bargain books; unique, beautiful gifts; award-winning events series; and specialty foods. Every day, we strive to foster community through the written word, represent a diverse range of voices and histories, and inspire conversations that enrich our lives. Find more at brooklinebooksmith.com!

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This event takes place in Brookline Booksmith's Used Book Cellar, which is accessible only by stairs. ASL interpretation may be provided (based on the availability of interpreters) but must be requested at least 2 weeks in advance of the event. Seats are limited. Please email us at tickets@brooklinebooksmith.com as soon as possible if you require ASL interpretation, guaranteed seating, or other accommodations. We will do our best to serve your needs!

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Please note that any Brookline Booksmith in-person event may be canceled by the bookstore, publisher, or author based on concerns about health and safety around the time of the event. Wherever possible, any in-person appearance canceled due to COVID will be moved to the Brookline Booksmith Zoom as a Webinar at the same date and time, and all tickets & registrations will be transferred to the online event. Book signing details may change. Refunds may be requested in the case of a virtual pivot or event cancelation.

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