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Mount Auburn Book Club: Life Everlasting: the Animal Way of Death by Bernd Heinrich
How does the animal world deal with death? In Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death (2012) from beetles to bald eagles, ravens to wolves, Bernd Heinrich reveals the fascinating and mostly hidden post-death world that occurs around us constantly, while examining the ancient and important role we too play as scavengers, connecting death to life.
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. Free.
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Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.