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Our Science Fiction Book Club meets this Thursday (Nov. 9) to discuss two works of renowned fantasy author Ursula Le Guinn: The Lathe of Heaven and “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”

^that same day, also, (only earlier,) the Thursday Afternoon Book Club meets to discuss: The Untouchables by John Banville – drop by and join –

Book Parties, (another such Book Club of ours) are hosted at the Emory and flow in 3-book series that meet every-other month. We’re wrapping up our current round (3) of books – with Jennifer Egan’s Pulitzer Prize winning music odyssey of quirked, intertwining melodrama that exudes the raw half-melodic vigor of seminal punk rock music A Visit From The Goon Squad,
-discussion begins around 7 pm. Read more:

Jennifer Egan on Winning the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

This has been one of my favorite reads of the year, maybe 2nd, or at least top 3 –

Come discuss its intricacies, its tragic-flawed characters, the sweet ones and the shady ones – and that entire chapter narrated by way of Power Point presentation, in which you can read detailed charts and graphs on the great “pauses” in rock n roll songs – and their understated impact:

see table: -> Relationship of Pause-Length to Haunting Power

p.s., read it (Goon Squad) now, before it becomes an HBO show and gets all Sookie-Stackhoused by bandwagon hoppers.

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