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Third Monday Book Group at Minot-Sleeper Library

December 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Third Monday Book Group
December 20 at 10am

Join us for a discussion of the book “Weight of Ink” by Rachel Kadish.
To request a copy of the book, call the library at 603-744-3352 or email minotsleeperlibrary@gmail.com.
For updates on this or any of our programs, visit the library’s website.

Summary: 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.” 

Details

Date:
December 20, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Minot-Sleeper Library
35 Pleasant St
Bristol NH, 03222