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Mount Auburn Book Club: Looking Backward 2000-1887
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, February 9: In this classic novel, Looking Backward 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy (1888), a 19th-century Bostonian wakes up in 2000. Boston has changed immensely into a socialist utopia. A brief mention of Mount Auburn on Decoration Day (the precursor to Memorial Day) is our connection to this debatable and influential book.
Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.