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Irene Oore book launch: “The Listener”


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On Monday, September 16, at 6:30 PM, Irene Oore will launch her new book, The Listener, at the Halifax Central Library in the Lindsay Room on the second floor of the library. In The Listener, Irene tells her mother’s Holocaust survival story. The book documents Irene’s wrestling with aspects of transmission and ultimately, her creative transcendence of this traumatic “gift.” Irene will read passages from her book with live music by Sageev & Dani Oore. This event is a celebration, with space for conversation. Bookmark II Bookstore will be onsite selling copies of the book at the event. You can also pre-order the book at https://nyupress.org/9780889776531/the-listener/