Bookclub reads “Measuring the World”
The May read for the bookclub is “Measuring the World” by Daniel Kehlmann.
Measuring the World recreates the parallel but contrasting lives of two geniuses of the German Enlightenment – the naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt and the mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss. Towards the end of the 18th century, these two brilliant young Germans set out to measure the world.
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Location: English-language Library