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JCC's Author Month with Dr. Paul Levitt: "Stalin's Barber"
Start Date: 4/11/2013Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/11/2013End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Description:
As part of April's Author Month, the Boulder Jewish Community Center welcomes Professor Paul M. Levitt who will discuss his latest book, Stalin's Barber, which is set during the reign of Joseph Stalin in 1930s Russia.

JCC's Author Month: Paul M. Levitt, PhD
Stalin's Barber
Thursday, April 11 @ 12:00PM
Boulder JCC
$8 for lunch and program


Dr. Paul M. Levitt is professor of English at the University of Colorado and the author of several novels, plays, and works of literary criticism. His fictional work, Stalin's Barber, is an irreverent epic about a Jewish barber, Avraham Bahar, who flees the persecution of Albania to seek a better life, ironically, in Stalinist Russia, where he curries favor with the Communist regime. Avraham becomes the personal barber of Stalin, as well as the many Stalin look-alikes that the paranoid dictator circulates to thwart possible assassination attempts - including a possible attempt by the barber himself.
Location Information:
Off Campus - Boulder Jewish Community Center  (View Map)
3800 Kalmia Ave
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: (303) 998-1900
Contact Information:
Name: Jamie Polliard
Phone: 303-492-7143
Email: jamie.polliard@colorado.edu
Stalin's Barber
This event is open to
  • Everyone
  • Ticket information:
    $8 for lunch and program

    Reservations are appreciated.

    Please contact Kathryn Bernheimer at Kathryn@boulderjcc.org or 303.998.1021 for questions or to make a reservation.

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