Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Illuminated
Sep 18, 2002  -  De Rode Hoed, Keizersgracht 102, Amsterdam

The John Adams Institute hosted author Jonathan Safran Foer, who spoke about his novel Everything Is Illuminated. The novel has been named Book of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and is the winner of numerous awards, including the Guardian First Book Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the New York Public Library Young Lions Prize. Foer was one of Rolling Stone’s ‘People of the Year’ and Esquire’s ‘Best and Brightest.’  The film of Everything Is Illuminated, directed by Liev Schreiber and starring Elijah Wood, was released in August 2005. The evening was moderated by journalist Pieter Steinz, and included Q&A with the audience.

Moderator: Pieter Steinz

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