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July 2014 Book Club

The next meeting of the TOG Book Club is 7:30pm, Friday 25th July 2014, and we’ll be reading two books this time. The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin The Lathe of Heaven is a 1971 science fiction novel by Ursula K. Le Guin. The plot revolves around a character whose dreams retroactively […]

June 2014 Book Club

The next meeting of the TOG Book Club is 7:30pm, Friday 27th June 2014, and we’ll be reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro Never Let Me Go is a 2005 dystopian science fiction novel by Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro. It was shortlisted for the 2005 Booker Prize, for the 2006 Arthur C. […]

May Book Club

The next meeting of the TOG Book Club is 7:30pm, Friday 30th May 2014, and we’ll be reading Embassytown by China Miéville The plot of the novel surrounds the town of Embassytown, the native alien residents known as Ariekei, their Language, and the human interaction with them. The novel was well reviewed and won the […]

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 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 […]