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TBA Books@Night: “The Weight of Ink”
June 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree – $2
This month’s selection: “The Weight of Ink” by Rachel Kadish
Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian with a love of Jewish history.
When Helen is summoned by a former student to view a cache of newly discovered seventeenth-century Jewish documents, she enlists the help of Aaron Levy, an American graduate student as impatient as he is charming, and embarks on one last project: to determine the identity of the documents’ scribe, the elusive “Aleph.”
$2.00 suggested donation per guest.
- June 25, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
- Free – $2
- Event Categories:
- Books and Authors, Discussion
- Event Tags:
- book club
- Temple Beth Abraham