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EVENTS at Borderlands

Check out the bottom of this page for our google calendar with all upcoming events.

GENERAL EVENTS

Mike Chen, HERE AND NOW AND THEN (MIRA, Hardcover, $26.99), and Peng Shepherd, THE BOOK OF M (William Morrow, Hardcover, $26.99) Saturday, April 13th at 3:00 pm

Writers With Drinks with authors Susannah Breslin, Mike Chen, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, Arkady Martine, Peng Shepherd, and Saskia Vogel, hosted by Charlie Jane Anders! (at The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco) Saturday, April 13th at 7:30 pm

Alex White, A BAD DEAL FOR THE WHOLE GALAXY (Orbit, Trade Paperback, $15.99) Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 pm

FAULT LINES Launch Party, Sunday, April 28th at 3:00 pm

SF in SF with authors Peter S. Beagle and Jaymee Goh (at the American Bookbinders Museum, 355 Clementina Street, San Francisco) Sunday, April 28th at 6:30 pm

(for more information check the end of this newsletter)

Coming up Saturday, May 18th, look for a very special reading and signing with Guy Gavriel Kay!

Mike Chen, HERE AND NOW AND THEN (MIRA, Hardcover, $26.99), and Peng Shepherd, THE BOOK OF M (William Morrow, Hardcover, $26.99) Saturday, April 13th at 3:00 pm - We are very happy to welcome these two excellent, up-and-coming authors to the store!  Publishers Weekly liked both of their novels, and gave HERE AND NOW AND THEN, Mike Chen's debut, a starred review and called it "heartfelt", "thrilling" and "unforgetable". https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-7783-6904-2.  Peng Shepherd's debut, THE BOOK OF M, about a post-apocalyptic world full of danger and magic was called "graceful and riveting". https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-06-266960-5. We sincerely hope you'll join us to meet Mike and Peng and check out their books -- you'll be able to say you "knew them when"!

Writers With Drinks with authors Susannah Breslin, Mike Chen, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, Arkady Martine, Peng Shepherd, and Saskia Vogel, hosted by Charlie Jane Anders! (at The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco) Saturday, April 13th at 7:30 pm - Writers With Drinks is the most awesome spoken-word variety show in the world, hosted by Charlie Jane Anders, and we're always happy to participate!  The amazing lineup this month includes authors Susannah Breslin (Forbes Vices), Mike Chen (Here and Now and Then), Michelle Cruz Gonzales (The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band), Arkady Martine (A Memory Called Empire), Peng Shepherd (The Book of M), and Saskia Vogel (Permission).  Cost: $5 to $20, no-one turned away for lack of funds.  All proceeds benefit local non-profits.  Doors open at 6:30 and Borderlands will be on hand to sell books.

Alex White, A BAD DEAL FOR THE WHOLE GALAXY (Orbit, Trade Paperback, $15.99) Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 pm - We're very happy to welcome author Alex White for an informal chat and signing event in the bookstore! Come meet Alex and check out their newest Salvagers novel A BAD DEAL FOR THE WHOLE GALAXY.  http://www.alexrwhite.com/

FAULT LINES Launch Party, Sunday, April 28th at 3:00 pm - What do you call a large group of mystery writers? A gang, or perhaps a murder?  Either way, we're delighted to welcome a whole slew of mystery authors to the store to celebrate the launch of the anthology FAULT LINES! From the editor: "Fault lines in the earth can shake our world.  Fault lines within people give rise to wrongs that must be righted.  FAULT LINES, Sisters in Crime/Northern California's first short story anthology, invites you to take a journey into mystery and intrigue, with 19 short stories that explore crime, guilt, and justice in this earthquake-prone region and beyond."  The authors joining to do super-short "flash" readings include Ana Brazil, Diana Chambers, Vinnie Hansen, David Hagerty, Judith Janeway, Mariah Klein, Susan Kuchinskas, Margaret Lucke, Terry Shames, Susan Shea, Robin Stuart, Nancy Tingley, and CJ Verburg.  We hope you'll join us, too!

SF in SF with authors (and editors) Peter S. Beagle and Jaymee Goh (at the American Bookbinders Museum, 355 Clementina Street, San Francisco) Sunday, April 28th at 6:30 pm - (Suggested donation $10.)  We're so happy to participate in the Science Fiction in San Francisco reading series!  The authors will read a selection from their work, followed by Q&A from the audience moderated by author Terry Bisson.  Authors will schmooze & sign books after.  Seating is limited, so first come, first seated.  Doors and bar open at 6:00 pm, event begins at 6:30 pm.  Donations benefit the American Bookbinders Museum.  Questions?  Email sfinsfevents@gmail.com.


BOOK CLUB EVENTS


The QSF&F Book Club
This book club is for LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly people who love reading all kinds of science fiction, fantasy, even a little bit of horror, and anything that could loosely fall into any of these categories.

We meet the second Sunday of every month at 5pm. We also occasionally have movie nights, get-togethers, dinners, and other fun and exciting events. Please come join our Book Club! We?re more than twelve years strong! For more information, visit our website at http://www.qsfandf.weebly.com or come see us on Facebook

Please contact the group leader, Christopher Rodriguez, at cobalt555@earthlink.net, for more information.

January 13th, 2019: Nemesis Games by James S.A. Corey
February 11th, 2019: Tomorrow's Kin by Nancy Kress
March 11th, 2019: All Systems Red by Martha Wells
April 14th, 2019: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
May 12th, 2019: Artemis by Andy Weir
June 9th, 2019: Babylon's Ashes by James S.A. Corey



The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club
This book club usually meets on the third Sunday of every month at 6 pm. Please contact bookclub@borderlands-books.com for more information.

January 20th, 2019: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 17th, 2019: The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson
March 17th, 2019: All Systems Red by Martha Wells
April 21st, 2019: New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson
May 19th, 2019: Gateway by Frederik Pohl
June 16th, 2019: Artemis by Andy Weir

GOOGLE CALENDAR


For the tech savvy out there, our iCal address at Google is https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/8melqrhlamjs2d5la520mgpbis%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics