When: Tuesday, April 30th
Time: 11:30 for lunch
12:15 for book discussion
Where: Mimi's in Henderson
596 Stephanie Street
R.S.V.P. Lana Croft at Southernnevada@hadassah.org
“Waking Lions” by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Waking Lions offers a commentary on privilege and otherness, challenging readers to confront their own blind spots and preconceptions.
Trained as a clinical psychologist, Gundar-Goshen examines her characters with the same formidable gaze. Nobody emerges unscathed. The author is is adept at instilling emotional depth into a thriller plot, delivering the required twists and turns along with an incisive portrayal of her characters' guilt, shame and desire, fluidly shifting between their perspectives.
Waking Lions is a sophisticated and darkly ambitious novel, revealing an aspect of Israeli life rarely seen in its literature.
―Ayelet Tsabari, NY Times Book Review