Polish Heritage: In America

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 3:00 PM.

This month we will discuss In America by Susan Sontag, a kaleidoscopic true story of Polish actress Helena Modjeska, her arrival in California in 1876, and her ascendancy to American stardom.


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Polish Heritage: The Lullaby of Polish Girls

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 3:00 PM.

This month, we'll discuss The Lullaby of Polish Girls by Dagmara Dominczyk is a coming-of-age tale following three young Polish women. Brimming with betrayal and love, as well as the grit of both New York and Kielce.


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Polish Heritage: Copernicus’ Secret

Thursday, April 09, 2015, 3:00 PM.

This month, we'll discuss Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began by Jack Repcheck which tells how Copernicus' theory that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun might have been lost if not for the efforts of an obscure young professor.


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Polish Heritage: The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 3:00 PM.

This month, we'll discuss The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis by Arthur Allen, the true story of how an eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory.


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