HaMakom Book Club
Sonora, by Hannah Lilith Assadi.
2018 National Book Club Honoree
A fevered, lyrical debut about two young women drawn into an ever-intensifying friendship set against the stark, haunted landscape of the Sonoran desert and the ecstatic frenzy of New York City.
Book discussion Monday, June 29 at 4 PM
Meeting ID: 868 1505 5519
1 301 715 8592 phone audio only
Next book selection
My Father's Paradise, by Ariel Sabar
In a remote corner of the world, forgotten for nearly three thousand years, lived an enclave of Kurdish Jews so isolated that they still spoke Aramaic, the language of Jesus. Mostly illiterate, they were self-made mystics, gifted storytellers, and humble peddlers who dwelt in harmony with their Muslim and Christian neighbors in the mountains of northern Iraq. To these descendants of the Lost Tribes of Israel, Yona Sabar was born.
Book discussion Monday, July 27 at 4 PM on Zoom