Center for Jewish Education presents the second annual Jewish Book Festival
Whether you’re a book lover or simply interested in community, this program is for you! Hear from renowned authors Shaunna Edwards & Alyson Richman, Sunday March 26 at 1:00 PM while enjoying an afternoon of high tea
The authors will discuss their book “The Thread Collectors,” which tells the compelling Civil War-era story of a black woman in New Orleans and a Jewish woman in New York, whose paths cross as they use their needlework to support the Union cause and the fight against slavery
Alyson Richman is the #1 international bestselling author of several historical novels, including “The Velvet Hours,” “The Garden of Letters,” and “The Lost Wife,” which is currently in development for a major motion picture. Her novels have been published in twenty-five languages. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and lives on Long Island with her husband and two children. Find her on Instagram, @alysonrichman
Shaunna Edwards has a BA in literature from Harvard College and a JD from NYU School of Law. A former corporate lawyer, she now works in diversity, equity and inclusion. She is a native Louisianan, raised in New Orleans, and currently lives in Harlem with her husband. “The Thread Collectors” is her first novel. Find her on Instagram, @shaunnajedwards.
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