Creative writing lecturer and bestselling author Boris Fishman speaks about his new book Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table, a personal story and family memoir told through meals and recipes. The book follows Fishman’s Jewish family from 1945 Belarus to 2017 Brooklyn.
Fishman is a lecturer in creative writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. He is also the author of “A Replacement Life” and “Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo,” both New York Times Notable Books of the Year. He has won the Sophie Brody Medal from the American Library Association and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. His journalism, essays, and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Book Review, The Guardian, Travel & Leisure, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, The London Review of Books, The New Republic, and other publications.
Presented as part of the Princeton Public Library’s Fall Storytelling Series with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.