On Display – Recent Additions to Our Collection

Tom Wolf's latest book is  autographed for the Otto G. Richter Library.

Tom Wolf’s latest book is autographed for the Otto G. Richter Library.

The Otto G. Richter Library received two copies of Tom Wolfe’s latest book “The Kingdom of Speech.” One of the copies is autographed by the acclaimed author for the Library.

The autographed copy of Tom Wolfe's latest book "The Kingdom of Speech"

The autographed copy of Tom Wolfe’s latest book “The Kingdom of Speech”

The gift was obtained by Kenneth Treister, who is an award-winning international architect best known for the Holocaust Memorial he designed in Miami Beach, and brought to us by Dr. Haim Shaked, who is the Director of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies and a Professor of International Studies at the University of Miami.

Mr. Treister is also a renowned author and lecturer. He did research in the Cuban Heritage Collection to write his 2009 book “Havana Forever.” He sent us a message with the gift saying “the Richter Library is a wonderful institution which helped me with my book Havana Forever several years ago.”

"Havana Forever" was written by Kenneth Treister, Felipe J. Préstamo (University of Miami), and Raul B. Garcia (Broward College) and published in 2009

“Havana Forever” was written by Kenneth Treister, Felipe J. Préstamo (University of Miami), and Raul B. Garcia (Broward College) and published in 2009

Another recently received gift is an autographed copy of a political thriller “By Silent Majority” from the author Robert Buschel, who majored in psycology and graduated from the University of Miami in 1991. He went on to receive his law degree from the Nova Southeastern University.

Robert Buschel's novel "By Silent Majority"

Robert Buschel’s novel “By Silent Majority”

The author's autograph and message to the Otto G. Richter Library

The author’s autograph and message to the Otto G. Richter Library

The Sun-Sentinel wrote a story on August 30, 2016, reporting that “well-known lawyer Robert Buschel has played a role in some of South Florida’s most notorious real-life legal cases but his first work of fiction is a political thriller with plenty of Broward references and timely link to presidential campaigns and scandals.”

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We wish the author a great success with his novel.