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July 2021 Book Group

Wednesday, July 14 at 6:30 pm

Please get in touch for location.

Stories from Exhalation by Ted Chiang:

  • “Exhalation”
  • “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate”
  • “Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom”

Plus bonus stories:

  • “The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling”
  • “Omphalos”

Or read the whole darn thing!

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June 2021 Book Group

Wednesday, June 9 at 6:30 pm in Wicker Park

The Four Profound Weaves by R. B. Lemberg

Update: we’ll be meeting in Wicker Park, 1425 N Damen Ave, at 6:30 pm for a socially-distanced picnic followed by in-person book discussion. Please wear a mask!

Reminder: we’ll be picking books for the next six months, so come with suggestions!

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October 2020 Book Group

Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30 pm via Zoom

Stories from Sycorax’s Daughters ed. by Kinitra Brooks, PhD, Linda D. Addison, and Susana Morris, PhD

  • “Tree of the Forest Seven Bells Turn the World Round Midnight” by Sheree Renée Thomas
  • “Born Again” by RaShell R. Smith-Spears
  • “The Monster” by Crystal Connor
  • “Kim” by Nicole D. Sconiers
  • “Summer Skin” by Zin E. Rocklyn
  • “Polydactyly” by Tanesha Nicole Tyler
  • Extra Credit: “Foundling” by Tenea D. Johnson (If you want to read some SF)

No dinner meeting.

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