New York, NY - On Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00pm, independent bookstore Book Culture on Columbus welcomes author Ruby Namdar in discussion with author Anne Roiphe about his new book, The Ruined House.
Ruby Namdar was born and raised in Jerusalem to a family of Iranian-Jewish heritage. His first book, Ruby Namdar was born and raised in Jerusalem to a family of Iranian-Jewish heritage. His first book, Haviv (2000), won the Israeli Ministry of Culture’s Award for Best First Publication. The Ruined House won the 2014 Sapir Prize—Israel’s most important literary award. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters and teaches Jewish literature, focusing on biblical and Talmudic narrative.
Anne Roiphe is the author of 18 books, fiction and non fiction. She was a columnist for the New York Observer and the Jerusalem Post and is a sad democrat and a proud feminist and a Jewish agnostic and a terrible cook and a hopeless math student and the mother of four contentious daughters who are absolutely responsible for her white hair.