Once again, the masses have made their voices heard! Out of a cast of thousands of nominees (or at least a dozen), these are the books we will be reading between September 2017 and April 2018: September 13: The Windup Girl by Paolo Baciagalupi October 4: The Black Company by Glen Cook November 1: Do […]Read more "The Votes Are In!"
We just celebrated 2 years of the EPL Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club! To celebrate, here’s a list of everything we’ve read so far. You can find an updating list on our Goodreads bookshelf! April 2015: Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie May 2015: Among Others, by Jo Walton June 2015: The Martian, by Andy […]Read more "What We’ve Read So Far"
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have released their list of nominees for the 2016 Nebula Awards, as well as the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy and the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation. Theverge.com not only has the full list of nominees, but links to many of […]Read more "2016 Nebula Nominees"
Here are the books that were recommended by group members at the New Year, New Books meeting on January 11. Prepare to expand your “to read” list! Joel recommends: Foreigner by C J Cherryh (science fiction) Launched an 18 volume series about the interaction between a relatively small population of humans forced to live […]Read more "New Year, New Books – Recommendations from EPL Science Fiction & Fantasy Group Members"
Our new selections for November 2016 – May 2017, that’s what! The votes are in, so here’s what we’ll be reading over the next few months: November 2, 2016: The Fifth Season, by N.K. Jemison December 7, 2016: The Goblin Emperor, by Katherine Addison January 11, 2017: New Year, New Books! This special meeting will […]Read more "What’s New?"
The time has come to nominate new books for another 6 months, from November 2016 through April 2017. You can contact me with your suggestions for good group reads by leaving a comment on this post, through our group page on Goodreads, or by emailing me directly at LNEAL@cityofevanston.org. Nominations will be accepted until the […]Read more "It’s Book Selection Season Again!"
Tor.com has a recent article on “Translating the Alien: Cixin Liu’s The Three Body Problem,” which might be of interest for you to read before we meet next Wed., Aug. 3. The author, Rachel Cordasco, also runs a website dedicated to speculative fiction in translation (http://www.sfintranslation.com/), which you might be interested in exploring. The article […]Read more "Translating “The Three Body Problem”"