Wednesday, July 31, 2013

August 2013

On August 26th, Scott County Reads will be discussing The Man Who Invented the 20th Century: Nikola Tesla, Forgotten Genius of Electricity by Robert Lomas.  This biography compares the lives of Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison.  How did one become a household name, while the other seems to have been forgotten though he contributed so much more?

Discussion will take place at the Eldridge branch at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 1, 2013

July 2013

For our July meeting, we will discuss Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.  The novel was adapted into a screenplay and the trailer for the film is below...

In modern-day Paris, a journalist (Kristen Scott Thomas) finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Discussion will take place in the First Amendment Room at the Eldridge branch library on July 22nd at 6:30 p.m.  Books are available now.