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Book Club

Neshamah’s book club meets roughly every six weeks. Members have the
chance to discuss and review the group’s selection. Its fun, casual, even
educational and gives members the chance to connect with each other
around their love of reading.

 

Our next read is:
The Weight Of Ink, by Rachel Kadish

The book club will meet to disucuss our latest read on:


Sunday April 29th at 7:30pm. Email bookclub@neshamah.ca for our location

 

Synopsis
Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian with a love of Jewish history.

As the novel opens, Helen has been summoned by a former student to view a cache of seventeenth-century Jewish documents newly discovered in his home during a renovation. Enlisting the help of Aaron Levy, an American graduate student as impatient as he is charming, and in a race with another fast-moving team of historians, Helen embarks on one last project: to determine the identity of the documents' scribe, the elusive "Aleph."

Wed, June 20 2018 7 Tammuz 5778