Skip to main content

Non-Fiction Book Club - Hedy's Folly by Richard Rhodes - Thursday September 6th @ 6:30pm

Cover of Hedy's Folly by Richard Rhodes

We’ve got a stunning read about a stunning lady for this month’s book club discussion. So get yourself a copy of Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World by Richard Rhodes.

Description from book jacket:
“From a Pulitzer prize winning author, the fascinating and completely true story of how a film star and a composer invented the technology that makes wireless networking and GPS devices possible.”

About the Author:
Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of twenty-four books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award and Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, which was shortlisted for a Pulitzer Prize in History.

The discussion of this amazing story, amazingly told, will happen on Thursday, September 6th from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Join in on the discussion! Despite the fact that we ask you obtain your own copy of the selected title (copies available to borrow from our library system, call 978-674-4121 with your library card to request one) the Pollard Library Non-Fiction Book Club is free and open to the public. For more information or to request a ballot for upcoming titles please contact Sean Thibodeau, Community Planning Librarian or 978-674-1542