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Book Talk: So They Call You Pisher!

Part of the European Days of Jewish Culture 2018


Writer and broadcaster, Michael Rosen presents his memoir, So They Call You Pisher! (Verso Books). In the midst of the Rosens' often hilarious north London life, there was a mystery: what happened to his paternal grandfather's side of the family? Thanks to some old postcards turning up ten years ago, some photos sealed up in a cupboard in Connecticut for 70 years, and The Wiener Library itself, he started to piece together what grandfather Morris had been up to in the USA, and ultimately what befell Morris's brothers and sisters in Poland and France. But why did he spend so much time and effort trying to find out?


Speaker(s):

Prof Michael Rosen | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

11 October 2018 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
29 Russell Square
London
WC1B 5DP
020 7636 7247
http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

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Tickets:

Free, registration essential

Available from:

https://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Whats-On?item=406

Additional Information:

An accessible toilet is available in the basement and can be reached via the lift.
For visitors with hearing impairment, an induction loop in the exhibition area and the Wolfson Reading Room is compatible with T-coil equipped hearing aids.
We welcome Guide and Assistance dogs in the exhibition area and the Wolfson Reading Room.
If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding accessibility at the Library, please email us at info@wienerlibrary.co.uk or call us at +44 (0) 20 7636 7247.

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