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Jennifer Rosner & Gwen Strauss Author Talk

1 Event, 2 Great Authors!

Sunday, May 23 at 10:30 am | Free and Open to the Community

Join award-winning authors Jennifer Rosner and Gwen Strauss in conversation with each other about research, writing, the connection between their books and more!

Now Out in Paperback!

Now Out in Paperback!

“Exquisite, heart-rending ...
an absolutely beautiful and necessary novel"
The New York Times Book Review
Available May 4!

Available May 4!

“A compelling, beautifully written story of resilience, friendship and survival. The story of women’s resistance during World War II needs to be told and The Nine accomplishes this in spades.”
— Heather Morris, author of Cilka’s Journey

Jennifer Rosner is author of The Yellow Bird Sings, a finalist for the 2020 National Jewish Book Award. Her previously published books include the memoir, If A Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard, and the picture book, The Mitten String. In addition to writing, Jennifer teaches philosophy. She received her BA from Columbia University and her Ph.D. from Stanford University.

Gwen Strauss authored The Nine which follows the true story of her great aunt, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the front lines of WWII from Germany back to Paris. Her other books include: The Hiding Game, a Middle Grade Reader about artists hiding in Marseille with the help of Varian Fry in 1940; Trail of Stones, a book of poetry; The Night Shimmy, a children's book; and Ruth and the Green Book, which received wide recognition including the ALA 2011 Most Notable Middle Grade Reader and Honor book for the Jane Adam's Peace Prize. She has been the director of the Dora Maar House artists residency program in Ménerbes, France since 2007.

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Order both or just one of the event’s books from The Golden Bee Bookshop and get FREE shipping. Books will be shipped as orders are placed. The Nine will be shipped on or after its May 4 release date. You may purchase a paperback copy of The Yellow Bird Sings here and a hardcover copy of The Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany here.


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