May 31, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Come Hear Hilary Zaid Read From “Paper is White”

This Thursday, local author Hilary Zaid will be stopping by Diesel Bookstore in Brentwood to read, discuss, and sign her novel, “Paper is White.” Starting at 6:30, Zaid will join local playwright Josh Gershick to talk about her novel and take audience questions. Per Diesel’s website:

“When oral historian Ellen Margolis and her girlfriend decide to get married, Ellen realizes that she can’t go through with a wedding until she tells her grandmother. There’s only one problem: her grandmother is dead.

As the two young women beat their own early path toward marriage equality, Ellen’s longing to plumb that voluminous silence draws her into a clandestine entanglement with a wily Holocaust survivor–a woman with more to hide than tell–and a secret search for buried history. If there is to be a wedding Ellen must decide: How much do you need to share to be true to the one you love?

Set in ebullient, 1990s Dot-com era San Francisco, Paper is White is a novel about the gravitational pull of the past and the words we must find to make ourselves whole.”

Learn more at the event page.

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