Anne Berest in Conversation with Michael Reynolds and Sarah Diligenti
- May 14, 2023
The author of The Postcard comes to DC on Wed., May 17th, at 7 p.m.!
Join Solid State Books and author Anne Berest in discussion with Michael Reynolds of Europa Press and Sarah Diligenti of the Alliance Francaise. Please register here.
Berest’s The Postcard is among the most acclaimed and beloved French novels of recent years. Luminous and gripping to the very last page, it is an enthralling investigation into family secrets, a poignant tale of mothers and daughters, and a vivid portrait of twentieth-century Parisian intellectual and artistic life.
About the book: January 2003. Together with the usual holiday cards, an anonymous postcard is delivered to the Berest family home. On the front, a photo of the Opéra Garnier in Paris. On the back, the names of Anne Berest’s maternal great-grandparents, Ephraïm and Emma, and their children, Noémie and Jacques — all killed at Auschwitz. Fifteen years after the postcard is delivered, Anne, the heroine of The Postcard, is moved to discover who sent it and why...
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