Friday Online Book Club | 14 August
It's an online book club and you're invited! Download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership then book online to receive your invitation to a Zoom meeting where we will discuss the book.
Travelling to Infinity / Jane Hawking
In this compelling memoir Jane Hawking, the first wife of world-famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family will be inspirational to anyone dealing with family illness. The inner-strength of the author, and the self-evident character and achievements of her husband, make for an incredible tale that is always presented with unflinching honesty; the author's candour is no less evident when the marriage finally ends in a high-profile meltdown, with Stephen leaving Jane for one of his nurses, while Jane goes on to marry an old family friend. In this exceptionally open, moving and often funny memoir, Jane Hawking confronts not only the acutely complicated and painful dilemmas of her first marriage, but also the fault lines exposed in a relationship by the pervasive effects of fame and wealth. The result is a book about optimism, love and change that will resonate with readers everywhere.
Download the Audiobook
How to Participate
Borrow and download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership. Of course, you're welcome to source your own copy in another format if you prefer.
We'll meet online using Zoom. Numbers are limited so that all participants have a chance to share their thoughts.
Book your place and we’ll send you a Zoom link to join the meeting. Join the meeting from 10am for a 10.30am start. (Watch a video tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting)
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