Monday Evening Book Club March Selection

The Monday Evening Book Club will meet March 11 in Forsyth Hall to discuss The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by German author Jan-Philipp Sendker.

About the book …

A poArt of Hearing Heartbeatsignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present. When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be…until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago, to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father’s past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the reader’s belief in the power of love to move mountains.

Explore the book’s website: find author information, photos, a video, a reader’s guide, etc.

Watch the author talk about the book.

How the story finally came to be published in the U.S.

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