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February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Anne Raeff celebrates the release of her new novel, Winter Kept Us Warm.
About Winter Kept Us Warm
A bold and haunting novel that sets love against the brutality of WWII and post-war life
Ulli is a young woman, half-English and half-German, squatting in a dismal, empty Berlin apartment, one year after the war has ended. She’s scraping together a living as an interpreter between Berlin-based GIs and the wide-eyed local girls eager to meet them. One night, Ulli meets two American soldiers: Leo, handsome and ambitious and desperate to escape his small town upbringing; and intellectual, asthmatic Isaac, whose refugee parents had fled Russia and then Paris for New York.