Donna Rifkind | The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood

Donna Rifkind | The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood

A prolific book critic whose reviews appear in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the New York Times Book Review, Donna Rifkind was a 2006 finalist for the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing from the National Book Critics Circle. The Sun and Her Stars is her “marvelous, knowledgeable” (Boston Herald) look at the life of Salka Viertel, the until-now unheralded German Jewish expat screenwriter and Garbo confidant who created a Hollywood haven for scores of European émigrés—including Albert Einstein, Arnold Schoenberg, and Bertolt Brecht, among myriad others—who had escaped the horrors of Nazi Germany.

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 7:30pm
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$30.00
ISBN: 9781590517215
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Published: Other Press - January 28th, 2020