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Is Anders really "this generation's LeGuin," Mr. Greer
? How about giving the Nebula award-winning author a little more time before proclaiming that
, OK? Undeniable, though, is that Charlie Jane Anders
writes wonderfully and crafts innovative, engaging stories packed with characters a reader can actually care about – whether those characters are human or otherwise. And tonight she's presenting her new novel about the colonizers of a planet that's eternally half night and half day … and what happens when they meet the original people of that world. Tue., Feb. 19, 7pm.
presents his nonfiction
thriller documenting the world's worst nuclear disaster. It's about what can happen when "a dishonest and careless state endangers its citizens and the entire world." Wed., Feb. 20, 7pm.
For the 50th anniversary of The Wild Bunch
, here's author Stratton
– in conversation with Steve Harrigan
– presenting his definitive history of that legendary Sam Peckinpah film
. Thu., Feb. 21, 7pm.