Book Club at the Sperber: The Last Interview (Wed)
Wednesday, 2pm-3pm PDT
Prerequisite Note: Due to the virtual setting of this class, you must have computer capability, including internet access, in order to participate. A camera is also optimal but not required.
Join us for a lively discussion about The Last Interview, by Eshkol Nevo, with facilitator Dan Schifrin.
A writer tries to answer a set of interview questions sent to him by a website editor. At first, they stick to the standard fare: Did you always know you would be a writer? How autobiographical are your books? Have you written any stories you would never publish? Usually his answers in these situations are measured, calculated, cautious. But this time, when his heart is about to break and his life is about to crumble, he finds he cannot tell anything but the truth. The naked, funny, sad, scandalous, politically incorrect truth.
The Sperber Library holds (1) digital copy of The Last Interview, available for check-out on our digital platform.
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Daniel Schifrin is a writer, teacher and curator of conversation. He has taught at UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University, been a visiting scholar at Stanford University, writer in residence at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and a curator for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art exhibition "Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art." His public conversations with thinkers writers and artists have taken place at City Arts & Lectures, Berkeley Repertory Theater, UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and the 92nd St. Y, among other places. Dan's fiction and essays have appeared in McSweeney’s, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is the winner of the 2016 Wilner Award for Short Fiction from San Francisco State University, a winner of the 2018 Anne and Robert Cowan Writers Award, and the runner-up for the 2015 Sequestrum New Writer Award. Dan is currently finishing a book of short stories, and a memoir about parenting; his first play, “Sweet and Sour,” received staged reading at Z Space in the spring of 2018.