The Beaverton City Library and The Immigrant Story invite you to commemorate Genocide Awareness Month with an intimate literary evening with Elizabeth Mehren as she discusses her latest book, I Lived to Tell the World: Stories from Survivors of Holocaust, Genocide, and the Atrocities of War. She will be in conversation with Sankar Raman, founder and president of The Immigrant Story.
Join us on Tuesday, April 16, at 6:00 PM as Mehren describes the process of creating her powerful collection of stories. She has presented thirteen personal narratives of individuals who faced unimaginable hardship and yet emerged with unwavering hope, immeasurable courage and stunning resilience. Hear the captivating journeys of survivors who have built new lives in Oregon amid the echoes of their past.
Sankar Raman, a leading advocate for immigrants, will moderate a discussion with Mehren, the author of four previous works of nonfiction. Discover the profound insights and wisdom that emerge from her newest book’s vivid portrayal of the most personal and human aspects of the survivors. After the discussion, the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the author and the moderator. Some of the remarkable survivors featured in I Lived to Tell the World will also be present to share their stories and answer questions.
Come early and purchase a signed copy of I Lived to Tell the World. Books can be purchased onsite. Elizabeth Mehren will also be available following the conversation for book signing.