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Science Friday Book Club Discusses The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

Join Ira Flatow, host of public radio's "Science Friday," and best-selling author David Grann in an intimate, in-person discussion of the Science Friday Book Club’s latest pick, Grann’s non-fiction exploration epic The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. Our story begins in 1925, when famed Victorian-era explorer Percy Fawcett disappears into the Amazonian wilderness in search of an ancient, advanced civilization: the “Lost City of Z.” He's never heard from again. In a book that’s part mystery, part history of scientific exploration, Grann retraces Fawcett’s steps into the jungle in search of "Z." Will he find it?

To participate, first pick up a copy of The Lost City of Z and get reading! Then join your fellow Science Friday fans as we speak with Grann about Fawcett and his own travels into the heart of the Amazon. We’re expecting a lively discussion, so please come prepared with questions and comments!

Audience members should note that their comments and questions will be recorded for possible broadcast on Science Friday.

This Book Club meeting will take place inside the library of The Explorers Club, a meeting place for scientists and explorers since 1904.

Refreshments will be available at a reception hosted by The Explorers Club following the conversation.

This event is a rescheduling of the same program from 1/27/2015, which was postponed due to inclimate weather. At present, we are still sold out. If you purchased tickets, and cannot make the new date, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for a refund.

Date: 02/05/2015

Time: 6:00pm Doors Open, 6:30pm Discussion

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

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