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 variation of the fictional world Vinge explored in his 2002 Hugo-winning novella “Fast Times at Fairmont High” and 2004’s “Synthetic Serendipity”. Vinge has tentative plans for a sequel, picking up some of the loose threads left at the end of the novel.
The many technological advances depicted in the novel suggest that the world is undergoing ever-increasing change, perhaps destined for a technological singularity, a recurring subject in Vinge’s writing (both fiction and non-fiction).
Big thanks to everyone who came to our January Book Club and read Old Man’s War by John Scalzi.
All are welcome to come and chat about the book (members & non-members).