Lawrence Goldstone will discuss his new book, “Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss and the Battle to Control the Skies,” at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on Thursday, July 31, at 5:30 p.m.
The historical novel tells the story of the great rivalry between the Wright Brothers and the lesser-known Glenn Curtiss, the leading pioneers in American aviation, and their battles through air shows, the media and in court.
Mr. Goldstone is a novelist and historian who has written fiction and non-fiction books on a broad range of topics, from the Supreme Court to slavery to baseball players.
Mr. Goldstone will talk in the Morris Meeting Room. Reservations are not required, but would be appreciated. To register, visit www.myrml.org or call 283-0774, extension 523.