For this meeting of HFFC Books Et Cetera, we will read “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. We will meet at a home in Trumbull on Sunday, June 30. We will gather at 1:00 pm and our meeting will end around 4:00 pm. We will start with lunch and will then discuss the reading. We will conclude with a brief discussion of upcoming readings and meetings. The location will be sent to those who are attending.
Please RSVP to Manny Ratafia at [masked] if you would like to attend.
"Lab Girl" received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, won the American Association for the Advancement of Science prize for Excellence in Science Books, and was named one of the Best Books of the Year in The Washington Post, TIME.com, and NPR.
“Engrossing. . . . Thrilling. . . . Does for botany what Oliver Sacks’s essays did for neurology, what Stephen Jay Gould’s writings did for paleontology.” —The New York Times
“Brilliant. . . . Extraordinary. . . . Delightfully, wickedly funny. . . . Powerful and disarming.” —The Washington Post
“Clear, compelling and uncompromisingly honest . . . Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for.” —Nature
Feel free to contact me at any time with questions, comments, suggestions, etc.