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Mount Auburn Book Club: Let’s Take the Long Way Home

Start:
December 13, 2012 @ 9:00 am
End:
December 13, 2012 @ 10:00 am
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.

Thursday, December 13: We will discuss the story of a powerful friendship in Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship by Gail Caldwell (2010). The two friends, Caroline Knapp and Caldwell, share a depp connection during the latter half of their lives which is ended with Knapp’s death from lung cancer. Caroline Knapp’s funeral service took place in Story Chapel in 2002.

 
Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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