First Friday Fandom 7th March 2014 Attending: Richard Karsh, Joe Sokola, Terry Adams, James Yakura the younger, Kent Bloom, Mem Morman, Robin Monogue, Ted Monogue, Connor Monogue, Cary Quinn Richard the president got things rolling at 8:21pm. He’s read a few things recently, and he retired yesterday. Vice-president Joe reports that for vice we have … Read moreMarch 2014 Minutes
We will be reading Contact by Carl Sagan as a continuation of our one hit wonders for this year’s books. While Sagan wrote other books, this is his only fiction novel. We will meet at 8pm at 1245 Allegheny Drive, map available by clicking the button on the home page.
As a continuation of our one-hit-wonders theme, the book for this meeting will be Lud in the Mist by Hope Mirrlees. From Goodreads, “Lud-in-the-Mist, the capital city of the small country Dorimare, is a port at the conﬂuence of two rivers, the Dapple and the Dawl. The Dapple has its origin beyond the Debatable Hills … Read moreApril 4, 2014 Meeting
Another book that can be considered a one hit wonder is Silverlock by John Myers Myers. This work is filled with literary allusions, and should provide some interesting discussion. Goodreads says: “In this classic of fantasy fiction, John Myers transports readers to a world as limitless as the human imagination, where a shipwrecked American meets … Read moreMay 2, 2014 Meeting
Our one hit wonder book for June will be Halfway Human by Carolyn Ives Gilman. From Goodreads: “Tedla is young, beautiful and blond but is neither he nor she. On a far-off world, an asexual class of “blands” exists to serve their fellow humans, protected and isolated from contact with the rest of the universe. … Read moreJune 6, 2014 Meeting