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Author Event: Ben Hollander and Todd Hasak-Lowy

Stop by The Book Cellar to hear these two great authors share their work!


Benjamin Hollander was born in Haifa, Israel and as a boy immigrated to New York City. He presently lives on the west coast of North America. His books include: In the House Un-American, Memoir American, Vigilance, Rituals of Truce and the Other Israeli, The Book of Who Are Was, How to Read, too, and, as editor, Translating Tradition: Paul Celan in France.

  Todd Hasak-Lowy grew up in the suburbs of Detroit. He earned a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkley where he started writing fiction. His books include The Task of This Translator, Captives, and 33 Minutes. His translation of Asaf Schurr's novel Motti from Hebrew to English was a finalist for the 2013 Sami Rohr Prize in Jewish Literature. Todd lives in Evanston with his family, and teaches Creative Writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 7:00pm
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4736-38 N Lincoln Ave
60625 Chicago
In the House Un-American Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566569279
Availability: Special Order
Published: Clockroot Books - April 1st, 2013

33 Minutes Cover Image
By Todd Hasak-Lowy, Bethany Barton (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442445000
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - January 1st, 2013

Memoir American Cover Image
ISBN: 9780615808628
Availability: Special Order
Published: Punctum Books - April 28th, 2013

The Task of This Translator Cover Image
ISBN: 9780156031127
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - June 1st, 2005

Motti (Hebrew Literature) Cover Image
By Asaf Schurr, Todd Hasak-Lowy (Translator)
ISBN: 9781564786425
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dalkey Archive Press - May 3rd, 2011

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