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Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group: Virtual Edition

Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea by S. Pinsker

2020-12-02 19:00:00 2020-12-02 20:30:00 America/Chicago Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group: Virtual Edition Zoom

Wednesday, December 02
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-12-02 19:00:00 2020-12-02 20:30:00 America/Chicago Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group: Virtual Edition The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group will meet online, via Zoom, to discuss Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker. Zoom

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The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group will meet online, via Zoom, to discuss Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker.

Join us for a virtual book group meeting!  To participate, create a free account at https://zoom.us.  

You will also need to click on the REGISTER button on this (EPL) page, and include your email address.  Once you have registered here, you will be sent the meeting ID and password, along with some tips for using Zoom.  You do not have to appear via video if you don't want to - you can join using audio and chat only, if that is your preference.  At the scheduled meeting time, click on the link you have been sent to join.

This month, the group will be discussing Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker.  You can read a free copy of this book online via Hoopla.  (You will need your Evanston Public Library card to sign up for Hoopla, if you have not done so already.  If EPL is not your home library, check with the library that originally issued your card to see if they offer Hoopla as well.)

About the book:

Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea is one of the most anticipated sf&f collections of recent years. Pinsker has shot like a star across the firmament with stories multiply nominated for awards as well as Sturgeon and Nebula award wins.


The baker's dozen stories gathered here (including a new, previously unpublished story) turn readers into travelers to the past, the future, and explorers of the weirder points of the present. The journey is the thing as Pinsker weaves music, memory, technology, history, mystery, love, loss, and even multiple selves on generation ships and cruise ships, on highways and high seas, in murder houses and treehouses. They feature runaways, fiddle-playing astronauts, and retired time travelers; they are weird, wired, hopeful, haunting, and deeply human. They are often described as beautiful but Pinsker also knows that the heart wants what the heart wants and that is not always right, or easy.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Authors & Book Discussions |

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