SF IN SF: Daniel Suarez and Andy Weir

Please join us on Saturday, April 12th at 7pm for the return of the wonderful SF in SF series. They will be presenting readings and a Q&A with authors Daniel Suarez and Andy Weir!

Daniel Suarez

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Daniel Suarez – Influx
What if human civilization is more advanced than you know?  In his latest SF thriller, New York Times-bestselling author, Daniel Suarez, depicts a world where the future has already happened…Imagine that scientists and researchers have already achieved major tech breakthroughs that could transform billions of lives—but it’s in a world where the open exchange of ideas is viewed as dangerous and major tech advances are carefully managed. All to prevent the social disruption that radically new technologies bring…

The Martian, by Andy Weir

The Martian, by Andy Weir

Andy Weir – The Martian
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there….  After a dust storm nearly kills him, and his crew evacuates thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded, with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive…but Mark isn’t ready to give up yet.

 

This is debut novel drink night! We’ll be serving RED PLANETS! Each author will read a selection, followed by a Q&A with the audience, moderated by Terry Bisson. Books for sale courtesy of Borderlands Books. Event will be podcasted by Sword & Laser.

SF IN SF PRESENTS: Daniel Suarez and Andy Weir
Saturday April 12th 2014, 6:00 pm doors, 7 pm event.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
$5-10 suggested donation, sliding scale.
Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
Delicious complimentary snacks. Drinks by donation.
 

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