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BayCon 2008: Adventures in Space – A Pirate’s Tale

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

The Bay Area’s longest-running science fiction and fantasy convention, BayCon, takes place again on Friday, May 23 – Monday, May 26. Guests of Honor Writer: Tim Powers Artist: Todd Lockwood Fan: Patty Wells Toastmaster: Scott Sigler Also attending: Irene Radford, Howard Hendrix, Ann Wilkes, Cordelia Willis, Kage Baker, Frank Wu – artist, Diana Paxson, Michael […]

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Other Realms: Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Wednesday, May 28 – 6:30 PM. Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke at Books Inc. in Burlingame, 1375 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame.

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Kepler’s Fiction Book Club

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Monday, May 26 – 7:00 PM. The Road by Cormac McCarthy at Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.

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Graphic Content: The Graphic Novel Book Group

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Wednesday, May 28 – 6:00 PM. Potential: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag by Ariel Schrag at Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco.

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Chuck Palahniuk Event

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Wednesday, May 28, 7:00 PM. Chuck Palahniuk talks and signs for Snuff at The Sundance Kabuki Theater, 1881 Post Street, San Francisco. Price: $35 – includes book. Tickets on sale at Booksmith.

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Christina Meldrum Event

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Saturday, May 24, 1:00 PM. Christina Meldrum reads from Madapple at Book Smart, 80 E. 2nd St, Morgan Hill.

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Ariel Schrag Event

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Friday, May 23, 7:00 PM. Ariel Schrag presents Awkward and Definition: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag at Books Inc. / Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco.

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Planet Narnia Reading

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

On Thursday, May 22, 7:00 PM Dr. Michael Ward will read from Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore Street (at Jackson), San Francisco.

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Readings at the Castle

May 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

On Thursday May 22, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, the Edinburgh Castle pub presents Impresarios, readings from the hosts of other reading series, featuring Stephen Elliott (Progressive Reading Series), Charlie Anders (Writers With Drinks), Cindy Emch (Queer Open Mic), John Yi (Dublit), and Whitney Phaneuf (Rebel Reading Series). $3 – $10 sliding scale – “this […]

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Doctorow on Tour

May 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

Cory Doctorow will be in the Bay Area in May promoting his new YA novel, Little Brother. He will be making the following appearances: Wednesday, May 21 5:30 PM – Dark Carnival, 3086 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley Wednesday, May 21 7:00 PM – Cody’s Books, 2201 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley Thursday, May 22 4:00 PM – The […]

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