Marie Curie’s Life & Work-  by Edward A. Sierra

Join us for a presentation by Edward A. Sierra Marie Curie’s Life & WorkA scientist and early pioneer of radioactivity, Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the first person and only woman to win the Nobel twice. Curie is also still the only person awarded a Nobel Prize inContinue reading “Marie Curie’s Life & Work-  by Edward A. Sierra”

Lawrence of Arabia : His life as author, collector, patron and publisher

Lawrence of Arabia : His life as author, collector, patron and publisher.presented by the Dorset Branch of the T.E. Lawrence Society  The program will break down the life of T.E. Lawrence as follows: John Johnson-Allen asks: Who was T.E. Lawrence and why is he still important today?Tony Gill describes how his home at Clouds Hill was central to hisContinue reading “Lawrence of Arabia : His life as author, collector, patron and publisher”

Live Event: Bill Boggs “The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog: as told to Bill Boggs”

July 28th at 7 PM Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees 15 minutes before the start of the event. register at Eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.com… The book is available for purchase at the following retailers: Amazon.com Barnes&Noble.com http://www.bookhampton.com “Spike is a very funny English Bull Terrier with a keen comedic eye for human foibles. HeContinue reading “Live Event: Bill Boggs “The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog: as told to Bill Boggs””

Live Event: Book Discussion “The Mountains Sing” by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai

“With the epic sweep of Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko or Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and the lyrical beauty of Vaddey Ratner’s In the Shadow of the Banyan, The Mountains Sing tells an enveloping, multigenerational tale of the Trần family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trần Diệu Lan, who was born in 1920,Continue reading “Live Event: Book Discussion “The Mountains Sing” by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai”

LIVE EVENT: MYSTERY BOOK TALK “Please Pass the Guilt” – Rex Stout

Join us for a virtual book discussion via zoom of Rex Stouts novel “Please Pass the Guilt” “A bomb explodes in the desk drawer of a top TV executive. Was it intended for him or the man who opened the drawer? They each had enemies enough to die a dozen times over. Was it theContinue reading “LIVE EVENT: MYSTERY BOOK TALK “Please Pass the Guilt” – Rex Stout”

Sci Fic Book Talk VIA Zoom – Friday by Robert Heinlein

“Friday is a secret courier. She is employed by a man known to her only as ‘Boss’. Operating from and over a near-future Earth, in which North America has become Balkanized into dozens of independent states, where culture has become bizarrely vulgarized and chaos is the happy norm, she finds herself on shuttlecock assignment atContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Talk VIA Zoom – Friday by Robert Heinlein”