MPM Book Club

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

MPM docents select books and facilitate discussions.

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

All are welcome to join; no reservations needed.   
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MPM Book ClubCheck back soon for upcoming dates.

Past Books and Dates

October 3, 2016: The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History by Thor Hanson
November 7, 2016: In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
December 5, 2016: World War II Milwaukee by Meg Jones
September 11, 2017: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
October 2, 2017: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
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