All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. A blind French girl is on the run from German occupiers while a German orphan is assigned to the Hitler Youth. Their stories, told separately, eventually converge in unexpected ways. Discussion led by Keith Klang. Books available at the Information Desk.
“Modern Art and the Dictators, Part 1: Art for the People or for the Party?” Lenin saw the revolutionary potential of modernist art, architecture and design. Under Stalin, all art that could not be used as propaganda was banished. Eventually, most of Russia’s finest artists and designers emigrated to the West. Join Dennis Raverty, Associate Professor at New Jersey City University, for an illustrated lecture.