Category Archives: book

April Book Club

The next meeting of the TOG Book Club is 7:30pm, Friday 25th April 2014, and we’ll be reading The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi The Quantum Thief is the debut science fiction novel by Hannu Rajaniemi and the first novel in a planned trilogy featuring Jean le Flambeur. It was published in Britain by Gollancz […]

February Book Club

The next meeting of the TOG Book Club is Friday 28th February 2014, and we’ll be reading Rainbows End by Vernon Vinge. Rainbows End is a 2006 science fiction novel by Vernor Vinge. It was awarded the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Novel. The book is set in San Diego, California, in 2025, in a […]

Book Club January

TOG’s book club is back in full swing. The next meet up is January 17th 7pm. The book we are reading at the moment is Old Man’s War by John Scalzi. The book was available in a free ebook from the tor.com (if you signed up to their newsletter). Hopefully you were lucky enough to grab a copy, […]

Book Club Resurrection

After popular demand the Book Club will be restarting. Friday, 25th October, from 7pm. It’s a very informal affair, and anyone is welcome to attend. (Bring your favourite tea.) We’ve learnt from our past problems; this time around we have at least two people willing to lead the discussions, and it was proclaimed that no […]

A Hackerspace Book Club?

Yep! I don’t know about you, but I find myself reading endless piles of how-to books, technical journals, blog posts, and forums. While a lot of fun, I feel I’d do well to remember to dream from time to time. Afterall, how many objects first appeared in sci-fi books, films, or tv shows that have […]