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Events on 31 Aug & 1 Sept are located in Auckland. Events on 7 & 8 Sept are located in Wellington.

Saturday, August 31 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Remembrance of Times Past

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Join these three writers discussing their recent books - Witness, Feverish and The Book of Dirt - very different books with a common thread of using memoir to explore the past; childhood; other people’s pasts and the impact of all of this on the future.  

Speakers
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Bram Presser

Bram Presser is a semi-reformed punk rocker, recovering academic, lapsed criminal lawyer, and one-time cartoon character. For over a decade he schlepped around the world as lead singer, shofar blower and hummus slinger of the internationally acclaimed Jewish punk pioneers Yidcore... Read More →
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Gigi Fenster

Gigi Fenster's first book, The Intentions Book, was a finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards and was longlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Award. Her second book, Feverish, traces her quest to induce a fever in herself, and the questions around bravery... Read More →
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Ariel Burger

Ariel is an author, artist, and teacher whose work integrates education, spirituality, the arts, and strategies for social change. An Orthodox rabbi, Ariel received his PhD in Jewish Studies and Conflict Resolution under Elie Wiesel. A lifelong student of Professor Wiesel, Ariel served... Read More →


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