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Presenting Charlotte’s Inaugural Jewish Book Festival!

 

Join us as we engage with best-selling authors in a celebration of  Jewish authors, books, and ideas.

To register for all the events, check out our Series VIP Experience.

For a detailed description of each event please scroll down.


 

Tuesday March 22 | 7 PM
BRAD ARONSON: HumanKind

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Wednesday March 23 | 7:30 PM

LIZA WIEMER: The Assignment

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Thursday March 24 | 7 PM

KRISTIN HARMEL: The Forest of Vanishing Stars

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Saturday March 26 | 4 PM
TODD PARR

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Sunday March 27 | 7 PM
MAX GROSS: The Lost Shtetl

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Thursday June 2 | 7 PM
LISA SCOTTOLINE: Eternal

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Series VIP Experience – Enjoy the Book Festival Your Way!


This complete package includes:

  • Series pass to all Book Festival events join each event from your living room, or attend the in-person viewing party on Shalom Park your choice!*
  • A signed copy of each book.
  • Party pack with goodies to enhance your at-home viewing party perfect for book clubs, girls’ night, or date night.

* The March 23 event with Liza Wiemer is virtual only. The March 26 PJ Library family event with Todd Parr is
in-person-only.

 

Tuesday March 22 | 7 PM
BRAD ARONSON: HumanKind

Aronson’s national bestseller is filled with true stories about how one small deed can make a world of difference. Forbes called it “The most uplifting and life-affirming book in years.” 

Wednesday March 23 | 7:30 PM
LIZA WIEMER: The Assignment

Would you defend the indefensible? When a high school teacher instructs students to debate Hitler’s Final Solution, and assigns half the class to argue in favor of it, two students decide they must take a stand. Liza Wiemer will join teens and their parents in person to discuss her novel, which was inspired by a real life incident. The event will be live streamed.

Thursday March 24 | 7 PM
KRISTIN HARMEL: The Forest of Vanishing Stars

From the New York Times bestselling author of the The Book of Lost Names, an evocative coming-of-age World War II story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis—until a secret from her past threatens everything. Kelly Rimmer, author of The Warsaw Orphan, calls Harmel’s latest novel “fascinating, meticulously researched, and utterly unique.”

Saturday March 26 | 4 PM
TODD PARR

PJ Library Charlotte invites families to meet three-time New York Times bestselling children’s author Todd Parr and participate in hands-on Todd Parr crafts. The author has inspired and empowered children around the world with books such as The Shalom Book, It's Okay To Be Different, and The Kindness Book.

Sunday March 27 | 7 PM
MAX GROSS: The Lost Shtetl

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, this debut novel tells the story of a tiny Jewish shtetl in the Polish forest that is so secluded that no one knows it exists, and asks the question—What if there was a town that history missed? “Delivers laugh-out-loud moments and deep insight on human foolishness, resilience, and faith.” (Publisher’s Weekly starred review)

Thursday June 2 | 7 PM
LISA SCOTTOLINE: Eternal

Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline offers a sweeping and shattering epic of historical fiction fueled by shocking true events, the tale of a love triangle that unfolds in the heart of Rome, in the creeping shadow of fascism. “Make a plate of fettuccine, pour a glass of red wine, and settle in with this captivating tale.” (Library Journal starred review)

Presenting Sponsor

Publisher Sponsor

Page Turner Sponsor

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For sponsorship opportunities click here for more information. Email completed form to tair.giudice@jewishcharlotte.org