Ben Mezrich (2011 Event)

His last book was adapted to become The Social Network, one of the most successful movies of 2010. Mezrich then turned his attention to another strange-but-true American tale in his novel Sex on the Moon. Back in 2002, a gifted former NASA intern and his girlfriend set out to steal a safe containing moon rocks from every Apollo mission. In this event, recorded live at the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival, he explains to Decca Aitkenhead how he reimagined the story of a real life heist

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