It’s no longer hard to justify science fiction as “serious” literature, since it seems like everybody’s doing it these days–Michael Chabon, Philip Roth, Kazuo Ishiguro, Margaret Atwood–but the best justification is that it is fun to read.
So join us on Wednesday, October 13th for our first Ferndale Science Fiction Book Club meeting. We begin with a classic alternate history story: Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle (which takes the standard Nazis on Mars nightmare and enriches it with a subtle considerations about the meaning of truth, history and authenticity.
Copies are available throughout the TLN library system but if you cannot obtain a copy please contact Kevin Deegan-Krause at the address below.
- For more information about the book, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_in_the_high_castle.
- For the tentative schedule of future readings for this and other book clubs, see the google calendar
- For more information about the club and to make book suggestions, email Kevin Deegan-Krause at kdecay[at]gmail[dot]com