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Summer Salon with David Perlstein

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 21 Tammuz 5782

7:30 PM - 8:45 PMBart Hall

Local author David Perlstein will discuss his latest book, Lola Flores, his process and how he approaches the work of writing in interview with Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf.

Lola Flores: 1930s Havana's hottest nightclub star hides two secrets: She is a Polish-born American Jew—and she has a penis. For a quarter of a century spanning the Depression, World War Two and the 1950s, Lola Flores navigates a world of political upheaval, gangsters and inner demons. The word "transgender" was unknown, Lola's gender identity unacceptable.


David Perlstein is the author of seven other novels. Kirkus Reviews named Slick! one of its "25 Best Indie Books of 2012." His short stories have appeared in literary reviews. David also wrote the non-fiction God’s Others: Non-Israelites’ Encounters with God in the Hebrew Bible

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