Meet the Author: Dava Sobel


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Join renowned historian Dava Sobel as she describes her award-winning book, Longitude, and its connections to our exhibition, Charting Your Course: Cutting-Edge Navigation and Seafaring

Longitude has received numerous awards, including British Book of the Year and inclusion on Modern Library’s 100 Best Nonfiction books of all time. In the Library’s exhibition, we will be displaying Mr. John Harrison’s Timekeeper. In Longitude, Sobel provides the human narrative behind John Harrison’s chronometer, a divide that allowed sailors to calculate longitude at sea.

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Date:
April 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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