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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss "A Curious Man" by Neal Thompson - Thursday, June 2 - 6:30PM

Pollard Library Non-Fiction book club happens at 6:30 on the first Thursday of every month. It is free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the 1st Floor Information Desk. You may also reserve a copy by calling the Community Planning Department at 978-674-1542. For more information about this group please contact Sean Thibodeau, Coordinator of Community Planning, at or 978-674-1542.


From the Book Jacket:

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not!” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globe-trotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world’s strangest oddities and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

About the Author:


Neal Thompson is the author of Light This Candle, Driving with the Devil, and Hurricane Season and his contributed to such publications as Outside, Esquire, and Sports Illustrated. he lives in Seattle with his wife and their two sons. You can find him at