The Bookcase Book Discussion Group

February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
The Bookcase Book Discussion Group

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore: New York, 1888. Gas lamps still flicker in the city streets, but the miracle of electric light is in its infancy. The person who controls the means to turn night into day will make history — and a vast fortune. A young untested lawyer named Paul Cravath, fresh out of Columbia Law School, takes a case that seems impossible to win. Paul’s client, George Westinghouse, has been sued by Thomas Edison over a billion-dollar question: Who invented the light bulb and holds the right to power the country? Discussion led by Toby Zabinski. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.