Jan. 4th, 2013

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I didn't have much time to actively look for things to read last year, so I have no idea what to nominate. I do, however, have quite a lot of time between now and nomination closures to actually read.

I'm collecting links to people who have posted lists (anghara, Aliette de Bodard, Strange Horizons so far) but if any of you have put up lists of recs, I'd be grateful for a link.
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Monday February 4th 7.00pm-8.30pm
An Evening with Multi Award Winning Author Robert J Sawyer
It is a real honour to welcome bestselling Canadian Science Fiction writer Rob Sawyer to the bookshop. Rob's over in the UK to appear at Cambridge University to speak at the Darwin Lectures, but he's kindly agreed to visit the bookshop whilst he's here.
The author of 22 novels ,Rob is one of only eight people in history to have won all three of the science-fiction field’s top awards for best novel of the year: the Hugo (which he won for Hominids), the Nebula (which he won for The Terminal Experiment), and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (which he won for Mindscan). In addition, he's won an Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada as well as eleven Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards ("Auroras"). The ABC TV series Flashforward is based on his novel of the same name.

His latest novel, Triggers, is published by Gollancz;
"The president of the United States is shot in the head by a would-be assassin. Rushed to hospital and barely saved from death, he discovers that he has new memories - memories that are not his own. A scientific experiment has gone awry, and a small group of people now remember each other's lives.

And when one of those people's lives involved access to the most secret and dangerous information in the world, everything will change."

You can find out more about Rob at his website here: http://www.sfwriter.com/index.htm

Rob will be here to read from his books and also to answer any questions you may have.
This is a FREE event, but if you plan on coming along, please let us know, so we can add you to the list.
Refreshments will be provided.


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