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“George L. Pal (left) survived Auschwitz and two slave labour camps in the last year of the war. He wrote a book about his experiences and is included in a new collection of Holocaust writing.” FULL STORY

 

 

Poverty and pianissimo

June 22nd, 2016

Formerly a biologist and the founding director of the Thetis Island Nature Conservancy, search Ann Eriksson will soon release her fifth novel, patient The Performance (D&M $22.95)  in which she explores inequality by contrasting the worlds of elite classical piano and urban homelessness as it coexist within a city. Hana Knight is a privileged and talented pianist who develops a friendship with Jacqueline, a homeless woman who collects empty bottles and cans to buy tickets to attend Hana’s concerts. 978-1-77162-125-0

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