Book of the Month for October
October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
THE RADIUM GIRLS: THE DARK STORY OF AMERICA’S SHINING WOMEN by Kate Moore
The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. Meanwhile, hundreds of girls toil amidst the glowing dust of the radium-dial factories. With such a coveted job, these “shining girls” are the luckiest alive — until they begin to fall mysteriously ill.