12 pm Louis Berk
1.30 pm Stephan Collishaw
3 pm Eric Levene
4.30 pm Roger Camrass
Fringe events are free and unticketed and take place in the Limehouse Room
12 pm - An Oasis in Whitechapel: Brady Street and Alderney Road: Louis Berk is a photographer whose books include Secret Whitechapel (co-authored with Rachel Kolsky), and East End Jewish Cemeteries: Brady Street and Alderney Road– the result of a 5-year project. Hear him discuss his book about the two oldest Ashkenazi cemeteries in the East End, which formed ‘an oasis in Whitechapel’.
1.30 pm - Shtetl Love Song: Stephan Collishaw introduces the newly-translated novel Shtetl Love Song by Lithuanian-born writer Grigory Kanovich. A British writer and publisher, Stephan is editor of Noir Press and in 2004 was selected as one of the British Council’s 20 best young British novelists. His latest novel is The Song of the Stork.
3pm - Feinstein's Theory of Relatives: Eric Levene presents Feinstein’s Theory of Relatives and other Hessel Street Stories – a collection of brilliantly funny stories set in the East End's 1940s and 50s.
4.30 pm - A Very Personal Journey: Roger Camrass presents: A Very Personal Journey, the WW2 memoir of Richard Hirsch Camrass MBE, from the retreat of Dunkirk to the victories in North Africa and Italy.