MPM Book Club

Read interesting books on a wide range of topics that complement Museum exhibits!

MPM docents select books and facilitate discussions.   All are welcome to join; no reservations needed.   

Dates:    First Mondays, September-May
Time:  12:00 p.m. discussion and brown-bag lunch; docent-led tour to follow
Cost:  Free
Location:    Education Lab II

November 6, 2017:   Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle  by Douglas J. Emlen

December 4, 2017: The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors by David George Haskell

January 8, 2018: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer

February 5, 2018: Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

March 5, 2018: Lingo: Around Europe in 60 Languages by Gaston Dorren

April 2, 2018: I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

 

For more information, please contact   communications@mpm.edu.

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Event Date
  • Monday, December 4th, 12:00PM
  • Monday, January 8th, 12:00PM
  • Monday, February 5th, 12:00PM
  • Monday, March 5th, 12:00PM
  • Monday, April 2nd, 12:00PM