A Castle In Brooklyn January 26, 2023 Book Launch

…Wachtel lays bare an incredible resilience and desire to live that will inspire readers and keep them turning the page. Magnificent.

―Rachel Barenbaum, author of A Bend in the Stars and Atomic Anna

…An enchanting, lively, and heartbreaking novel―all at once… Wachtel delivers a most worthy debut.

―Thane Rosenbaum, author of The Golems of Gotham, Second Hand Smoke, and Elijah Visible

This is a story about immigration, adaptation to new cultures, and, for Esther, a chance to grapple with the traditional roles that women play. The house itself is an important part of the story … a solid choice for book clubs.

―Library Journal

A vibrant family saga…A CASTLE IN BROOKLYN is an impressive debut novel that illustrates the many ways that the Holocaust continues to impact contemporary Jewish life; a deeply felt hatred of fascism gives the novel its heft and lasting relevance.

―Foreword Reviews