Mount Auburn Book Club: “Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science” by Christoph Irmscher
In this biography, Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science by Christoph Irmscher, the controversial biologist and geologist’s legacy is explored. Agassiz is buried on Bellwort Path.
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 the Front Office Conference Room on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided. Free.
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