Bookmarks: Author events, book signings and virtual events – The Florida Times-Union

Literary lunchBest-selling author Lauren Groff discusses her novel “Matrix” at a luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave., Fernandina Beach. Tickets include meal and a copy of book.Secret cityAuthor Bill Delaney discusses his book “Secret Jacksonville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure,” 3 p.m. Wednesday, Story & Song […]

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Hitting the Books: A look at the 1920s airship that nearly made it to the North Pole – Engadget

During the Roaring ’20s just about everybody was convinced that dirigibles were not just the future of luxury travel but that these lumbering airships could also serve as platforms for scientific exploration and adventure. Why slog through malaria-infested jungles, parched deserts and frozen tundra when you could simply float an expedition to its destination? Among […]

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