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Your purchase must be completed by Nov 17 at 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Your Zoom webinar link will be coming from AJU in a separate email. Nicole Krauss Discusses Her New Release: To Be a Man Wednesday, November 18, 12pm...
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Your purchase must be completed by Nov 17 at 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Your Zoom webinar link will be coming from AJU in a separate email.

Nicole Krauss Discusses Her New Release: To Be a Man Wednesday, November 18, 12pm PST.

Nicole Krauss is one of the most influential literary voices today. Her new release, To Be a Man, is a collection of short fiction and very likely her strongest work yet. American Jewish University is pleased to invite you to the book launch for To Be a Man, where Nicole Krauss, a National Book Award finalist and New York Times best-selling author, will be in conversation with Rabbi Sherre Hirsch. Together, they will explore lessons learned, and discuss the struggle to understand what it means to be a man, what it means to be a woman, and how those struggles have connected the author to her own experiences in the world.

Nicole Krauss is the author of the novels Forest Dark, Great House, The History of Love, and Man Walks Into a Room. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire, and The Best American Short Stories, and her books have been translated into more than 35 languages. She is currently the inaugural writer-in-residence at Columbia University’s Mind, Brain, and Behavior Institute. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

In this dazzling collection of short fiction, the National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love—“one of America’s most important novelists and an international literary sensation” (New York Times)—explores what it means to be in a couple, and to be a man and a woman in that perplexing relationship and beyond.

In one of her strongest works of fiction yet, Nicole Krauss plunges fearlessly into the struggle to understand what it is to be a man and what it is to be a woman, and the arising tensions that have existed from the very beginning of time. Set in our contemporary moment, and moving across the globe from Switzerland, Japan, and New York City to Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, and South America, the stories in To Be a Man feature male characters as fathers, lovers, friends, children, seducers, and even a lost husband who may never have been a husband at all.

The way these stories mirror one other and resonate is beautiful, with a balance so finely tuned that the book almost feels like a novel. Echoes ring through stages of life: aging parents and new-born babies; young women’s coming of age and the newfound, somewhat bewildering sexual power that accompanies it; generational gaps and unexpected deliveries of strange new leases on life; mystery and wonder at a life lived or a future waiting to unfold. To Be a Man illuminates with a fierce, unwavering light the forces driving human existence: sex, power, violence, passion, self-discovery, growing older. Profound, poignant, and brilliant, Krauss’s stories are at once startling and deeply moving, but always revealing of all-too-human weakness and strength.

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Your purchased copies will be delivered within 4-5 weeks after the event on Wednesday, November 18 at 12 pm PDT. By purchasing a copy, you agree and understand that your email address will be shared with AJU, and the publisher and author teams so they can email you updates about the event as needed. Please do not unsubscribe from emails as this will be the way you are notified about the event and how to join. Please double check your shipping address during checkout and ensure it is accurate, if your book is returned due to a bad address, you will be charged an additional $7.95 to have your book reshipped. Additional shipping charges apply for international orders. The payment of import fees is the responsibility of the customers and is levied based on the laws of the country into which the book is being shipped. If you are located outside of the United States, any customs, duties, taxes, and fees ("VAT/GST & Duty") are the responsibility of the recipient and will be charged upon delivery.

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To Be a Man: Stories by Nicole Krauss Book + Ticket Bundle

To Be a Man: Stories by Nicole Krauss Book + Ticket Bundle

Refund Policy or Cancellation
 
Any order can be cancelled for a full refund within 5 business days by email or phone as long as no tracking number has been assigned to the order. Payment will be returned to the original payment method.  If a tracking number was provided, no refunds will be granted, even if it has been only 1 day since your order was placed. If you request a refund after 5 business days, you will be automatically subject to a 15% order fee, which includes a fee from the website order processing, order entry and clerical fees. 
 
Refund Policy
 
Because you are purchasing special promotional books from this website, they are created for your order.  As a result, refunds will not be provided on any orders that have shipped. 
 
 
Shipping and Handling
 
Media Mail is a cost-effective way to send non time sensitive media materials through the U.S. Postal Service. While the USPS estimates that Media Mail will arrive in 2 to 10 days we have seen some packages take much longer (the USPS says that this method can, at times, take up to two months to deliver). Media Mail items are not insured and are subject to postal inspection. The USPS retains the right to open and inspect your package to check for abuse of the system such as including an item not on their approved items list. Unfortunately, when a package is inspected, it is often poorly re-packaged before delivery to the customer. Clients who choose Media Mail as a low cost option will not be provided with a replacement book if their copy arrives damaged as this method is not insurable. 
 
Priority Mail and UPS Ground while more expensive options, these methods deliver within 2 - 6 business days.  If your order is time sensitive and you want to ensure your book arrives without damages, we recommend upgrading your shipping speed to either Priority Mail or UPS Ground. Both of these methods offer package delivery insurance and we will replace your copy if it was damaged in transit.  That being said, if you have participated in a limited time signed copy promotion there are very limited copies available of extra signed copies.  These replacements will be provided to customers on a first come first served basis and we may not be able to replace copies for all customers if there are multiple claims for damages in transit. 

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