22nd Annual Austin Jewish Book Fair

Nov. 9-17

Alan Zweibel
Alan Zweibel

Events take place at the Jewish Community Association of Austin Hall (7300 Hart, Dell Jewish Campus) unless otherwise noted. For more information or to buy tickets, see www.jcaaonline.org or call 735-8058.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

7pm: David Ansel (The Soup Peddler's Slow and Difficult Soups)

$10/$8 students, seniors, JCAA members

Thursday, Nov. 10

7:30pm: Mary Doria Russell (A Thread of Grace) Free

Friday, Nov. 11

11:30am: Pascale Bos (German-Jewish Literature in the Wake of the Holocaust) Free

Saturday, Nov. 12

8pm: Alan Zweibel (The Other Shulman)

$10/$8 students, seniors, JCAA members

Sunday, Nov. 13

1pm: Molly Levite Griffis (Simon Says)

ECP Multipurpose Room (on Dell Jewish Campus), free

2pm: Kids' Day featuring Nelsongs, the Nelson Brothers' Rockin Kids Review

$3 (pay at door)

Sam Apple
Sam Apple

7:30pm: Sam Apple (Schlepping Through the Alps) with Mark Rubin's Rubinchick's Yiddish Ensemble $10/$8 students, seniors, JCAA members

Monday, Nov. 14

8pm: Steven Roberts (My Fathers' Houses) Free
Linda Skolnik
Linda Skolnik

Tuesday, Nov. 15

6:30pm: Linda Skolnik (The Knitting Way: A Guide to Spiritual Self-Discovery) Free

8pm: Rabbi Alan Lew (Be Still and Get Going)


Wednesday, Nov. 16

10:30am: Aubrey Davis (Bagels From Benny)


6:30pm: Mark Oppenheimer (Thirteen and a Day: The Bar and Bat Mitzvah Across America)

Congregation Agudas Achim Social Hall (on Dell Jewish Campus), free

7:30pm: Israeli Book Club Event

Shifra Horn's Four Mothers Free

David Rothkopf
David Rothkopf

Thursday, Nov. 17

11am: Book Lover's Luncheon

Gigi Anders (Jubana! The Awkwardly True and Dazzling Adventures of a Jewish Cubana Goddess)

Ilene Beckerman (Makeovers at the Beauty Counter of Happiness)

$20/$18 students, seniors, JCAA members

RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 9

7:30pm: David Rothkopf (Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power) Free

Special Encore Event, Dec. 7

7:30pm: Daniel Libeskind (Breaking Ground: Adventures and Life in Architecture)

Discussion moderated by Michael Benedikt, director of the Center for American Architecture and Design at UT-Austin

$10/$8 students, seniors, JCAA members

Dan Rifenburgh (l) and James Magnuson
Dan Rifenburgh (l) and James Magnuson

Also This Week ...

November's installment of the Utter Reading Series features poet Dan Rifenburgh (Advent), a recent Dobie-Paisano fellow, as well as novelist and Michener Director James Magnuson, whose The Hounds of Winter we reviewed last month (Oct. 28, Books, "All Lit Up"); Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7pm, BookPeople.

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