Author Talks & Lectures
Scathing in its indictment of a cruel Victorian society ,Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist shocked readers with its unsentimental depiction of poverty and the criminal underworld of 19th century London. Presented by Dr. Michael J...
Sharon Baltman discusses her book entitled, Escape from the Bedside - a gripping memoir tracking her decision to become a doctor in the early days of feminism to her travels across Canada, the US, through Africa and Israel.
Kitty was a 10 year old, living in London's Jewish East End during WWII, when she was evacuated to a foster home in the countryside. She sneaked back to be with her mother, refusing to leave her side even as the German bombin...