Mon, August 9, 2021 7:30 P.M.
In conversation with David Clay Large, professor at the Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, U.C. Berkeley. A specialist on the history of Modern Europe, especially Germany and Austria, Large is the author of ten books including Berlin, Where Ghosts Walked: Munich’s Road to the Third Reich, and Nazi Games.
Rebecca Donner is the author of the “remarkable debut” (Baltimore Sun) novel Sunset Terrace, the story of a community of single mothers and kids in 1980s Los Angeles. Donner’s other work includes the graphic novel Burnout, as well as essays, reviews, and articles that have appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The Believer, and Guernica. The recipient of a fellowship at the Leon Levy Center for Biography, Donner has taught writing at Columbia University, Wesleyan University, and Barnard College. In her latest book, Donner explores the remarkable life and brutal death of her great-great-aunt Mildred Harnack, the leader of one of Nazi Germany’s most successful underground resistance groups and the only identified person from the United States to be a leader in the German resistance.
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