Jane Brox’s Book Is a Top TIME Pick

I have to brag on this one. My friend Jane Brox, native of Dracut and the Merrimack Valley and now living on the Maine coast, made the TIME magazine list of the top ten best non-fiction books of 2010 (#5) with her wonderful book “Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light.” Writes the reviewer, “Brox turns this curious slice of history into a dazzling epic. In her hands the construction of the first offshore lighthouse, in 1698, plays like a battle….”