When: Tue., May 9, 7-8:30 p.m. 2017
Award-winning Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan will read from her third novel, "All the Rivers." The book was an immediate bestseller in Israel and received the prestigious Bernstein Award for Literature. It also was banned from use in high schools by Israel's Ministry of Education. "All the Rivers" tells of star-crossed romance between an Israeli Jewish woman, Liat, and a Palestinian Muslim man, Hilmi, who are both living in New York. Rabinyan's first two novels, "Persian Brides" and "A Strand of a Thousand Pearls," were international bestsellers.