Author Event: Dr. Goldie Morgentaler

Author Event: Dr. Goldie Morgentaler

Date: January 30, 2020 at 7:00p.m.
Venue: Main Branch (Theatre Gallery)

Join the University of Lethbridge’s Dr. Goldie Morgentaler as she discusses her latest work, Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays. The book is composed of the works of Chava Rosenfarb, one of the most prominent Yiddish novelists of the second half of the twentieth century, and Morgentaler’s mother. It contains thirteen personal and literary essays by Rosenfarb—a survivor of the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen—and includes autobiographical accounts of her childhood experiences before and during the Holocaust.
 
Confessions of a Yiddish Writer is the recipient of a 2019 Canadian Jewish Literary Award.
 
The event will include an author talk, an audience question period, and book signing. The University of Lethbridge Bookstore will have copies of Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays available for purchase.