Mount Auburn Book Club: Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist by Jennet Conant
In this book, Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist (2017) we will read about the remarkable life of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James Bryant Conant—a savvy architect of the nuclear age and the Cold War—told by his granddaughter, bestselling author Jennet Conant. James B. Conant is buried at Mount Auburn on Willow Ave.
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.