Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Irène Némirovsky: A Daughter's Discovery

With Denise Epstein, daughter of Irène Némirovsky, interviewed by Sandra Smith, Robinson College, Cambridge, U.K.

Thanks to the genorosity of a friend, I got to attend this poignant and moving event. Denise Epstein spoke of her mother as she does here. Why did you never open the suitcase, someone asked. Because it didn't belong to me--I was waiting for its owner to come back, she said. Here's a link to the exhibit open until March 2009.

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