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this is a book club: FRANKISSSTEIN

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Join us for a conversation about one of our favorite books of the season.

This book club is free and open to all. All club participants receive $1 off drinks at Table of Contents Cafe. RSVP here to let us know you're interested, and consider supporting the store's ability to host this free event with a purchase of your choice now or in the future.

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This month's pick: In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love – against their better judgement – with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI.

Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living with Mum again, is set to make his fortune launching a new generation of sex dolls for lonely men everywhere.

Across the Atlantic, in Phoenix, Arizona, a cryogenics facility houses dozens of bodies of men and women who are medically and legally dead… but waiting to return to life.

But the scene is set in 1816, when nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley writes a story about creating a non-biological life-form. ‘Beware, for I am fearless and therefore powerful.'

What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest being on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself.

Event date: 
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
3019 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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ISBN: 9780802129499
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - October 1st, 2019

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