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Mount Auburn Book Club-The Technologists by Matthew Pearl
The Technologists by Matthew Pearl (2012) is a historical thriller that takes place in the early years of MIT. Featured in the novel is the school’s founder William Barton Rogers. He is buried on Walnut Avenue.
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.
Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.