Roger Frie Wins 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Award
Roger Frie has won the 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Award in the History category. This award honours Frie's recent book, Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust.
In Not In My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust, Roger Frie uses his own family history to examine what is involved in understanding the Nazi past and responsibility for the Holocaust. He deals with difficult and painful subject matter by using autobiographical tools that include personal and intellectual reflection, psychology and history.
The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards 2017 gala awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm at York University, in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall. The public is invited and all are welcome. Admission is free. Register and learn more here.