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First Thursday Book Discussion

"Why Fish Don't Exist" by Lulu Miller

2022-07-07 12:00:00 2022-07-07 13:00:00 America/Chicago First Thursday Book Discussion Join us online to discuss "Why Fish Don't Exist" by Lulu Miller, an NPR science reporter. Miller relates the life of influential taxonomist David Starr Jordan to struggles in her own life. Part biography, part memoir and part scientific adventure, this work of nonfiction is a wondrous fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail. Adults. Register for a Zoom link. Live event via Zoom

Thursday, July 07
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-07-07 12:00:00 2022-07-07 13:00:00 America/Chicago First Thursday Book Discussion Join us online to discuss "Why Fish Don't Exist" by Lulu Miller, an NPR science reporter. Miller relates the life of influential taxonomist David Starr Jordan to struggles in her own life. Part biography, part memoir and part scientific adventure, this work of nonfiction is a wondrous fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail. Adults. Register for a Zoom link. Live event via Zoom

Join us online to discuss "Why Fish Don't Exist" by Lulu Miller, an NPR science reporter. Miller relates the life of influential taxonomist David Starr Jordan to struggles in her own life. Part biography, part memoir and part scientific adventure, this work of nonfiction is a wondrous fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail. Adults. Register for a Zoom link.

Join us online to discuss "Why Fish Don't Exist" by Lulu Miller. Nineteenth-century scientist David Starr Jordan built one of the most important fish specimen collections ever seen, but the 1906 San Francisco earthquake shattered his life's work. In her debut work of nonfiction, NPR science reporter Lulu Miller relates the life of this influential taxonomist to struggles in her own life. Part biography, part memoir and part scientific adventure, "Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life" is a wondrous fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail. 

Adults. Register to receive a Zoom link.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Featured | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Summer Reading | Book Discussion |

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