Everything is Illuminated
Everything is Illuminated
Book for September 2019
Group 3

was first published in 2002. The novel's protagonist, also named Jonathan Safran Foer, travels to Ukraine to find a woman who might or might not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war and a young Ukrainian translator Jonathan makes a quixotic journey into an unexpected past.

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About the Author
Jonathan Safran Foer
(born February 21, 1977) is an American novelist. He is best known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2005), and for his non-fiction work Eating Animals (2009). His most recent novel, Here I Am, was published in 2016. He teaches creative writing at New York University.

Other books we've read by the same author:

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close