Book Club at Kol Shalom

Kol Shalom Book Discussion: The Mapmaker’s DaughterA Historical Novel by Laurel Corona

A renowned mapmaker, a precocious young Jewish woman, the secret lives of conversos, inter-religious love affairs – all are elements of The Mapmakers Daughter. Author Laurel Corona weaves history and fiction into an historical novel set in 15th century Spain and Portugal that is the next selection of Kol Shalom’s book group. Readers are welcome to participate at any time; there is no “membership” required. Discussions are informal and no preparation is necessary other than reading the book.

Note: when acquiring the book, look for author Laurel Corona; there are books with the same title by other authors.

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Past Books
  • Fly Already by Etgar Keret , November 6, 2022
  • Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson - October 2, 2022
  • Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan - August 28, 2022
  • The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand - July 31, 2022
  • The Book of Lights, by Chaim Potok - June 26, 2022
  • The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler - May 22, 2022
  • Sabbath's Theater, Philip Roth - April 24, 2022
  • Our Country Friends, by Gary Shteyngart - February 13, 2022
  • More Than I Love My Life, by David Grossman - January 9, 2022
  • Apeirogon, by Colum McCann - December 12, 2021
  • The Sabbath, by Abraham Joshua Heschel - September 26, 2021
  • The Life of Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream, by Michael Shnayerson - August 29, 2021
  • The Last Palace, by Norman Eisen - August 1, 2021
  • The Hilltop, by Assaf Gavron - June 27, 2021
  • The Light of Days, by Judy Batalion - May 16, 2021
  • The Moor's Last Sigh, Salman Rushdie - April 11, 2021