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Greenlight Fiction Book Group
Greenlight Bookstore, Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 15, 7:30 PM Greenlight Fiction Book Group discusses People of the Book Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, this book group discusses paperback fiction on the third Tuesday of each month. For April, the group discusses People of the Book, the acclaimed historical novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks. Inspired by a true story, this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a beautifully illuminated Hebrew manuscript created in fifteenth-century Spain. When it falls to Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, to conserve this priceless work, the series of tiny artifacts she discovers in its ancient binding – an insect wing fragment, wine stains, salt crystals, a white hair – only begin to unlock its deep mysteries, and unexpectedly plunge Hanna into the intrigues of fine art forgers and ultra-nationalist fanatics.

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Geraldine Brooks and her husband, author Tony Horwitz, live in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts and Sydney, Australia

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