The Booket List – November 14

Greetings, listeners! This week, Martyn leads a discussion about postmodernism that likely doesn’t make any sense, and may get mistaken for bad noise rock. We also announce our book for the month of November: Zero K by Don Delillo! So, tune in for a strange, hard-to-follow ride through the winding mazes of postmodern thought!

Ten Thousand Pages That Shook the World

This week we have Luise Poulton, Managing Curator of the Rare Books and Special Collections of the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. In this lecture entitled, “Pioneers of Science: Ten Thousand Pages that Shook the World,” Poulton will speak about the the vast collection of first editions of some of the worlds greatest scientific minds, inclding Isaac newton, Johannes Kepler, Galileo, Carl Gauss, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, and more. Each of these books has its own story to tell. Together they give insight into the communication, conversation, collaboration, and controversy that made science possible.

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