Irene Butter was just three years old when the Nazis came into power in her hometown of Berlin. She was in her early teens when the Nazis were defeated. Her memoir is filled with childhood hope and the sense of purpose that comes with age.
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Author Interview With Devi S. Laskar
July 15, 2020
Join CapRadio and host Donna Apidone for a live virtual author interview with poet Devi S. Laskar about her first novel, The Atlas of Reds and Blues. Inspired by the terrifying experience of a police raid on her own home, Laskar tackles what it means to be the daughter of immigrants in America and all of the prejudice and bias that comes with it.
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The Atlas of Reds and Blues is a quick read, in part, because of these short sections, some only two sentences long. But it's a page-turner, too, because of the urgency of each small story, each revelatory memory . . . If The Atlas of Reds and Blues and the lyric, thematic and structural care the author has lent it are an experiment, then it is certainly a successful one.
A novel of identity . . . One of the beauties of this accomplished first novel is its simple and delicate structure.
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Friday, May 29, 2020
Former Secretary Of State Madeleine Albright Shares Her Perspective On International Politics With CapRadio’s Donna Apidone
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talked with CapRadio's Donna Apidone about her life, her career and the United States’ place on the international stage as part of an event hosted by the Sacramento Public Library on May 13.