Past Meetup

Book Club: Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman

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Every 4th Saturday of the month

Humanist Community Center

627 W. Rio Salado Parkway · Mesa, AZ

How to find us

We are located on Rio Salado Pkwy (formerly 8th St), between Alma School and Country Club.

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Details

A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, about time, relativity and physics. As the defiant but sensitive young genius is creating his theory of relativity, a new conception of time, he imagines many possible worlds. In one, time is circular, so that people are fated to repeat triumphs and failures over and over. In another, there is a place where time stands still, visited by lovers and parents clinging to their children. In another, time is a nightingale, sometimes trapped by a bell jar.

Now translated into thirty languages, Einstein’s Dreams has inspired playwrights, dancers, musicians, and painters all over the world. In poetic vignettes, it explores the connections between science and art, the process of creativity, and ultimately the fragility of human existence. (from Amazon)

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The Book Club meets on the 4th Saturday of every month.

Hosted by Roy Towne

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