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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club (now in person!)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club (now in person!)

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room #4311
Main Library
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This month the Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club returns from a long journey in cyberspace to once again crawl through the material realm, live and in person at Main Library! 

We will be reading Kazu Ishiguro's critically acclaimed novel Klara And The Sun, available in multiple formats from Durham County Library. 

From the publisher:

Once in a great while, a book comes along that changes our view of the world. This magnificent novel from the Nobel laureate and author of Never Let Me Go is “an intriguing take on how artificial intelligence might play a role in our futures...a poignant meditation on love and loneliness” (The Associated Press).

A Good Morning America Book Club Pick

“What stays with you in Klara and the Sun is the haunting narrative voice - a genuinely innocent, egoless perspective on the strange behavior of humans obsessed and wounded by power, status and fear.” (Booker Prize committee)

Here is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains hopeful that a customer will soon choose her. Klara and the Sun is a thrilling book that offers a look at our changing world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator, and one that explores the fundamental question: What does it mean to love?

Event Organizer

Larkin Coffey