The American Hungarian Library and Historical Society,
The East Central European Institute of Columbia University,
and the Dutch Cultural USA program of the Consulate General in New York

Cordially Invite You to an Evening with

Jaap Scholten

Author of

COMRADE BARON

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
7:00 pm
at the New York Hungarian Library
215 East 82nd Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, New York, NY

On March 3, 1949, the Romanian communist regime arrested in their beds and loaded onto
trucks practically the entire Transylvanian nobility, deporting and dispossessing them.

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“Jaap Scholten restores to vivid life the world of the Transylvanian
aristocracy from its glory days to its tragic finale.”
Kati Marton, author and award-winning journalist.

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Reception to Follow

A best-seller in The Netherlands with more than 30,000 copies sold, Comrade Baron has been translated into Hungarian,
Romanian, French (to appear soon) and now available in a worldwide English edition.

The book will be available for purchase and dedication by the author

Suggested Donation: $10

RSVP: info@americanhungarianlibrary.org or (646) 340-4172 by May 13