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Author David Bezmozgis To Be Honored At Mandell JCC

Author David Bezmozgis To Be Honored At Mandell JCC

Author David Bezmozgis has won the 2014 Edward Lewis Wallant Award, presented yearly by the University of Hartford's Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. Bezmozgis, who was born in Latvia and lives in Toronto, won for his novel, "The Betrayers" (Little, Brown and Company, $26). Bezmozgis will be honored on Monday, March 2, at 7 p.m. at the Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford. He and previous winners Joshua Henkin and Eileen Pollack will speak and three finalists for the award also will be honored: Molly Antopol, Boris Fishman and David Shrayer-Petrov. The event also is the book launch for "The New Diaspora: The Changing...

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