Pulitzer Prize-winning author Debby Applegate discusses her book, “Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age,” on Thursday, April 27, at 11 a.m., for the JCC of Northern NJ’s Active Seniors at Temple Avodat Shalom in River Edge. “Madam” tells the story of Polly Adler, from her shtetl childhood through her time working in a Brooklyn corset factory to becoming Manhattan’s most notorious brothel owner.
A kosher lunch will be served after the lecture. The suggested donation
The talk is presented in collaboration with the Jewish Book Council and is supported by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey as well as Bergen County Division of Senior Services. To register or for more information, go to jccnnj.org or call (201) 666-6610.