Nonfiction Book Group (offsite)

Tuesday, January 12, 7:30 PM
Offsite Event: Greene Grape Annex
Nonfiction Book Group discusses Moonwalking with Einstein

Led by Greenlight bookseller Geo, our nonfiction book group reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres. This season's theme is Memories. For January, the group discusses Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer, which charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory. The book recounts Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of remembering, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human memory. From the United States Memory Championship to deep within the author's own mind, this is an electrifying work of journalism that reminds us that, in some sense, we are the sum of our memories.

Greenlight book group meetings take place at Greene Grape Annex, across the street from the bookstore at 753 Fulton Street. Wine and snacks are provided for attendees. Current book group picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online.

Event date: 

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

753 Fulton street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything By Joshua Foer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143120537
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Penguin Books - February 28th, 2012