Books Sandwiched In at Richmond library – 'American Eden: David Hosack, Botany and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic'
Books Sandwiched In – "American Eden: David Hosack, Botany and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic"
Place: Richmond Memorial Library
Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct.10th, 12:10 -- 12:50 p.m.
“Books Sandwiched In,” a lunchtime book review series running four consecutive Wednesdays, returns on Oct. 10th with the book "American Eden: David Hosack, Botany and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic" by Victoria Johnson, reviewed by Emily Conable. When Dr. David Hosack tilled the country’s first botanical garden in Manhattan, he left a monumental legacy of advocacy for public health and wide-ranging support for the sciences.
The event is free and open to the public, and participants need not have read the book beforehand. For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 2, or visit www.batavialibrary.org