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SUMMER VIBES

What’s on your summer stack TBR?

The Gramercy Books staff recently compiled its “Summer Vibes Stack” and I thought it would be fun to share that list and a bit more detail about a few of the choices.

 

A GARDEN OF IDEAS

Our May author event schedule is like a spring garden, filled with a bouquet of ideas that are both plentiful and fragrant. In determining this month’s featured events, like those selected each month, I look for books that reflect a range of stories, writers, perspectives, styles, and genres, just like the variety of flowers you might plant in your garden. 

A Holocaust Remembrance Day Special Program

In a special International Holocaust Remembrance Day program January 29th, Gramercy Books will host noted historians and Holocaust experts Dr. Elizabeth “Barry” White and Dr. Joanna Sliwa. Their collaboration, The Counterfeit Countess, tells the astonishing story of mathematician Dr. Josephine Janina Mehlberg, aka Countess Janina Suchodolska, a Jewish woman who rescued more than 10,000 Poles imprisoned by Poland’s Nazi occupiers.

GRAND MERCI!

“Grand merci” translates to “big thanks.” So, you see, gratitude brings the meaning to our name. Yet, it’s so easy to neglect gratitude when the world seems broken. Let’s look to those everyday occurrences where we can find gratitude in our lives and in the world around us. I have an abundance of gratitude to share with you.

CELEBRATING JEWISH HERITAGE MONTH: MAY 2023

The month of May, Jewish Heritage Month, is a deeply personal celebration for me as a first-generation American Jew. The designation, established in 2006 by Congressional resolution and Presidential proclamation, commemorated May as a national month of recognition of the history of Jewish contributions to American culture, acknowledging the diverse achievement of the Jewish community in the U.S.

 

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