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June Reading – Rudy Rucker & Michael Blumlein

May 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Join SF in SF and the American Bookbinders Museum!

Sunday – June 12, 2016

5:30PM – Doors and cash bar open
6:30PM – Event begins


Good books, good friends, and good conversation! You won’t want to miss this one – moderated by the estimable Terry Bisson!

$10 at the door benefits the American Bookbinders Museum – Cash or Square

Each author will read a selection from their work, followed by Q&A with the audience moderated by Terry. Books will be for sale at the event, courtesy of Borderlands Books.

Rudolf “Rudy” von Bitter Rucker is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, artist, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary movement. He is also the great-great-great-grandson of the philosopher G. W. F. Hegel. The author of both fiction and nonfiction, Rucker is best known for the novels in the Ware Tetralogy, the first two of which (Software and Wetware) both won Philip K. Dick Awards. Until its closure in 2014 he edited the science fiction webzine Flurb. His most recent book is Journals: 1990-2014.

Michael Blumlein is the author of The Movement of Mountain, X Y (made into a film), The Healer, Ageless, and the novella, The Roberts. as well as the award-winning story collection The Brains of Rats, and What the Doctor Ordered. Twice nominated for the World Fantasy Award and twice for the Bram Stoker Award, Blumlein received the ReaderCon Award, and has been short-listed for the Tiptree Award. In addition to writing, Dr. Blumlein is a practicing M.D and a faculty member at the University of California in San Francisco.

This event takes place at the American Bookbinders Museum, at 355 Clementina Street, off of 5th Street between Howard and Folsom. Entrance is on Clementina. Parking available on street (free) or at the 5th & Mission or 3rd & Folsom garages. The MUNI/BART stop closest is Powell Street.

For more information, please email Rina Weisman at sfinsfevents@gmail.com.

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