Welcome to our monthly HumanistsMN Science Fiction Book Club! Join us every month — or come as you are able.
Our November book pick is “Dawn” by Octavia Butler. It is a post apocalyptic book about humans being genetically modified by aliens to survive after nuclear war. Butler is a multiple winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards. She was also awarded a MacArthur “genius grant.” A different kind of space saga, “Dawn” deals with genetics, time, and identity.
The book discussion will be from 3:00—4:30. Afterwards, join other Secular Saturday session attendees in the gallery for refreshments and socializing.
Our book club facilitator is Scott Lohman, a long-time activist with HumanistsMN, serving as president, vice-president, and board member at various times. He is a life-long science fiction reader and chairs a small local sci-fi con held annually in the summer.
This event is sponsored by HumanistsMN. If you are not yet a member, please consider joining to help us cover our costs and build the humanist movement. Not ready to join? Donations are gratefully accepted! Join or donate at humanistsmn.org.
First Unitarian Society
900 Mount Curve Ave, Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN, US, 55417