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Naturalist Notebook 

December 8, 2009

Bookworms (A Book Club for Adults): Medical Detectives in New Guinea

The Collectors of Lost Souls by Warwick Anderson

Tuesday, February 16th at 6:30 pm

Join the group for a discussion of The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen by Warwick Anderson, a compelling medical mystery about a rare brain disease in New Guinea.

Participants are encouraged to read the book before coming.

Reservations: Free. To reserve a place, go online or call 800-794-7576. Meet at the Business Reception Desk off the Middle Drive entrance.


Filed under: Book Clubs — nature @ 11:29 am

Bookworms (A Book Club for Adults): Science in the Late 18th Century

The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes

Tuesday, January 19th at 6:30 pm

The group will discuss The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes, winner of the 2009 Royal Society Prize for Science Books.

Participants are encouraged to read the book before coming.

Reservations: Free. To reserve a place, go online or call 800-794-7576. Meet at the Business Reception Desk off the Middle Drive entrance.


Filed under: Book Clubs — nature @ 11:25 am

Bookworms (A Book Club for Adults): Evolution at the Academy

Evidence of Evolution by Susan Middleton & Mary Ellen Hannibal

Tuesday, December 15th at 6:30 pm

Join the authors for a discussion of their new book, Evidence of Evolution, which features specimens from the Academy’s collections.

Reservations: Free. To reserve a place, go online or call 800-794-7576. Meet at the Business Reception Desk off the Middle Drive entrance.


Filed under: Book Clubs — nature @ 11:23 am

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