Summer’s not over yet. We still have 23 good beach days before Labor Day!
If you’ve been searching for a great book to read while lounging by the pool or burying your feet in the sand, look no further.
We’ve got some amazing authors coming to our Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival this fall–I couldn’t have asked for better summer reading. Granted, they’re not light and fluffy like some beach reads–but who wants to take a season off from good books? I promise that these reads will engage your mind while you relax your body, and stay with you long after the summer is over.
But don’t take my word for it…
-The New York Times on Ursula Hegi’s Children and Fire: “All novelists are godlike.”
-NPR on Haley Tanner’s Vaclav and Lena: “From the moment they meet, Vaclav and Lena make magic together.”
-The Daily Beast on Robert Lipsyte’s An Accidental Sportwriter: “Lipsyte is the guy who makes us ask the pencil-stopping question: Are sportswriters wasting their careers?”
-The Washington Post on Alicia Oltuski’s Precious Objects: “The ancient customs of Judaism run deeply through the diamond business…”
Check out the full line-up at washingtondcjcc.org/litfest.