Contemporary Evening Book Discussion: The Lazarus Project, by Aleksandar Hemon
September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
A National Book Critics’ Circle Award winner, The Lazarus Project is a novel based on the true story of 19 year old Lazarus Averbuch, an Eastern European Jew who was shot to death on the doorstep of the Chicago Chief of Police on March 2, 1908, and was cast as an assassin. A century later, a young Eastern European writer in Chicago becomes obsessed with his story and enlists a friend to help him retrace Lazarus’ path.
Moderated by Professor Mike Boecherer of SCCC
Copies of the books are available at the Reference desk. Everyone is welcome!