Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Lost City of Z discussion

It’s time to talk books with the Fairfax Library Book Discussion Group!

When? Thursday, August 13th at 7 p.m.

What Book? The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

(Please let me know if you can join us.)

Going Green: Instead of printing copies of background material for the meeting, it’s attached for you to read before or after our discussion or check out these links for more background info:

The Hunt for Colonel Fawcett

Bio of Percy Fawcett and his expeditions

Book Review from The Nation

Video of The Lost Cities of the Amazon on National Geographic

Scientific American slideshow with pics of Heckenberg’s archeology findings -

Dissent in the Royal Geographic Society?

Was Percy Fawcett the last of his kind? Read this 2007 Obit of Gene Savoy

Coming Up Next:
Our next book for Thursday, September 10th is The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry

Our following book for Thursday, October 8th is The Song is You by Arthur Phillips.

Free books! Our group won 10 copies of The Song is You and I’ll be handing them out to anyone who is interested at our meeting this week.

Beth Bailey-Gates
Friends of the Fairfax Library