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An Evening with Author Dara Horn

Thursday, January 27, 2022

6:30 PM-8:30 PM

An Evening with Author Dara Horn
January 27, 2021
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in this lively conversation with Dara Horn as she discusses her highly-charged new book, People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present. Following her reading, Gratz College president, Dr. Zev Eleff, will interview Dara and take live questions. This event is presented by a joint partnership of the Drexel University Laurie Wagman Initiative in Jewish Studies, Hillel at Drexel University and Gratz College’s One Book, One Jewish Community program.

PEOPLE LOVE DEAD JEWS: Reports from a Haunted Present
• Finalist for the 2021 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction
• A New York Times Notable Book of 2021
• A Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2021

Dara Horn is the award-winning author of six books. Her books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books, Booklist’s Best 25 Books of the Decade, and San Francisco Chronicle’s Best Books of the Year, and have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Smithsonian, and The Jewish Review of Books. Dara lives in New Jersey with her husband and four children.

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Henry Israeli, Director of Jewish Studies

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