Magical realism and the Holocaust at Rowan

Author Helen Maryles Shankman was at the Rowan University Barnes and Nobel Wednesday to promote her newest book, “In The Land of Armadillos”, which uses magical realism to retell stories from the Holocaust.

Shankman was invited by the Rowan University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, which organized the event. She spent an hour reading three excerpts from her stories and answered questions from the crowd of about 20 students and faculty.

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