Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman
Participant Karen Avrich
Karen Avrich reads from her new biography, Sasha and Emma, about the intertwined lives of anarchists Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman. After meeting in a Lower East Side coffee shop in 1889, Goldman and Berkman forged a fifty-year relationship as friends, lovers, and comrades. This dual biography looks not only at their lives, but at the importance of the anarchist movement they shaped.