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Author @ the Library: "Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman," with Karen Avrich, a writer and editor in New York.

April 10, 2013

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Mid-Manhattan Library

This illustrated lecture examines the possibilities and perils of political faith and protest, through a pair who both terrified and dazzled the world. Paul Avrich, a leading historian of anarchism, collected stories about Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman for decades. When he died in 2006, he left his unfinished manuscript on the pair in the hands of his daughter, Karen Avrich.  She offers an unprecedented glimpse into their intertwined lives, the lasting influence of the anarchist movement they shaped, and their unyielding commitment to equality and justice.