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Steve Shepard in Conversation With Sandee Brawarsky: A Literary Journey to Jewish Identity

Tuesday, June 19 | 7:00PM | BJ Sanctuary

Join BJ members Steve Shepard and Sandee Brawarsky for a lively conversation as they discuss Steve’s new book, A Literary Journey to Jewish Identity: Re-Reading Bellow, Roth, Malamud, Ozick, and Other Great Jewish Writers.

Free for BJ Members / $10 for Non-members

Books will be available for sale on the night, or you can purchase in advance at the BJ Amazon storefront.

Stephen B. Shepard

Stephen B. Shepard is the Founding Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. He has served as a senior editor at Newsweek, the editor of Saturday Review, and editor-in-chief of Business Week. From 1992 to 1994, he was president of the American Society of Magazine Editors. In addition to teaching at CUNY, Shepard was a faculty member at the Columbia Journalism School, where he was co-founder and first director of the Knight-Bagehot Fellowships, a mid-career program for working journalists. His book about journalism, Deadlines and Disruption: My Turbulent Path From Print to Digital, was published in 2012. His latest book, published in 2018, is: A Literary Journey to Jewish Identity: Re-Reading, Bellow, Roth, Malamud, Ozick, and Other Great Jewish Writers. He is married to Lynn Povich, author of The Good Girls Revolt, and they have two adult children.

Sandee Brawarsky

Sandee Brawarsky, an award-winning writer and editor, is the culture editor of The Jewish Week. She’s the author of several books, most recently 212 Views of Central Park: Experiencing New York’s Jewel from Every Angle, with photographer Mick Hales.  Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Lancet, Hadassah, The Jerusalem Post and other publications. She is the co-editor of Two Jews, Three Opinions: A Collection of Twentieth Century American Jewish Quotations, with Deborah Mark. She is a long-time member of BJ.


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