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April 2019

The Lake on Fire: Author Rosellen Brown discusses her new novel with fellow author Diane Piron-Gelman

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave 22nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Open to the Public. Set in Chicago in the 1890s, the novel is an epic narrative in which two young Jewish immigrants discover that the Gilded Age and the beautiful Columbian Exposition are the façade of a desperately impoverished city. The question they must answer – as relevant now as it was then – is how one can live an honest and useful life. “In an astute and enrapturing variation on Edith Wharton’s foundational Gilded Age novel, The House of…

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