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Tucson Festival of Books featuring talk with Jewish author Jennifer Rosner

The Tucson Festival of Books will hold a Facebook Live session with author Jennifer Rosner today, April 22 at 3 p.m.MST. Rosner will speak about her recently released novel “The Yellow Bird Sings,” To participate, follow Tucson Festival of Books on Facebook.  Once you are on the page, make sure the volume for your computer is on and scroll down until you see the event.

“The Yellow Bird Sings,” historical fiction set in Poland in 1941, chronicles a mother and daughter’s struggle to survive in hiding. In a starred review, Library Journal said, “In Shira and Roza, Rosner captures two souls in turmoil, chronicling their grief as well as their strength of will to overcome, their longing and even surprising triumphs… The Yellow Bird Sings keeps your heart in your throat, your eyes pricked with tears.”

Jennifer Rosner is also the author of the memoir, “If A Tree Falls: A Family’s Quest to Hear and Be Heard.” Her children’s book, “The Mitten String,” is a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable. Rosner’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Massachusetts Review, The Forward, Good Housekeeping and elsewhere. Rosner holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Stanford University. She lives in western Massachusetts with her family.

To purchase the book from the University of Arizona bookstore, click here.