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Science Fiction club Jem by Frederik Pohl Hosted on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Our next book is a tale of first contact with not one but three aliens, on a planet which might be humanity's last chance, in Jem by Frederik Pohl.

Our book, Jem by Frederik Pohl, is available from BARD. The download link is:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.13732

The NLS annotation reads:

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-10-13-16.mp3 21.19 MB Hosted on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Science Fiction club The Flicker Men Hosted on Thursday, September 08, 2016

Our book, The Flicker Men, is available from BARD at:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.83173

The NLS Annotation reads:

Unemployed quantum physicist Eric Argus is hired
at a research lab by a friend. After experimenting with old
equipment, Eric establishes observation of an evolutionary
trait that may be the soul. Soon, however, Eric encounters
people who appear to be "soulless," and one of his fellow
scientists vanishes. Some violence. 2015.

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-09-08-16.mp3 24.44 MB Hosted on Thursday, September 08, 2016

Science Fiction Club Hosted on Thursday, August 11, 2016

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the Science Fiction club Hosted on Thursday, July 14, 2016

For our next book we've chosen a tale of interstellar adventure and war in the first book in the Vatta's War series, Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon.

Our book, Trading in Danger, is available both from BARD and in Publisher Quality from Bookshare:

The link to download the BARD version is:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.57103

The Publisher Quality Bookshare version is at:

https://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/719873

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-07-14-16.mp3 10.24 MB Hosted on Thursday, July 14, 2016

Science Fiction club The White Mountains, and The City of Gold and Lead Hosted on Thursday, June 09, 2016

We've selected the classic, The White Mountains, and its sequel, The City of Gold and Lead, the first two books in the original Tripods trilogy by John Christopher.

Our books, The White Mountains, and The City of Gold and Lead, are both available from BARD and in Publisher Quality versions from Bookshare.

The links to the BARD versions are as follows:

The White Mountains:
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.26091

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Science Fiction club Way Station by Clifford D. Simak Hosted on Thursday, May 12, 2016

we've chose a classic that most of us have read and enjoyed very much, and will happily read again, Way Station by Clifford D. Simak.

Our book, Way Station, is available in a panoply of excellent accessible versions: A Publisher Quality version recently added to Bookshare, in two audio versions from BARD with two excellent narrators, and in downloadable braille from BARD.

The Publisher Quality Bookshare version is at:

https://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/1182087

The two audio BARD versions are at:

Download science-fiction-club-05-12-16.mp3 15.85 MB Hosted on Thursday, May 12, 2016

Science Fiction club Hosted on Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Science Fiction Group Solaris by Stanislaw Lem Hosted on Thursday, March 10, 2016

For our next book, we've chosen a story of mystery and wonder as a crew of explorers investigates a very alien ocean, in Solaris by Stanislaw Lem.

Our book, Solaris, is available as an audio download from BARD at:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.82495

and in electronic braille at:

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-03-10-06.mp3 15.98 MB Hosted on Thursday, March 10, 2016

Science Fiction club Carbide Tipped Pens Hosted on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Our book, Carbide Tipped Pens, is available both from BARD and in Excellent quality from Bookshare.

The BARD link is at:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.82176

The link to Bookshare's Excellent version is at:

https://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/1046673

Here's the NLS annotation, including the list of stories:

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-02-11-16.mp3 16.89 MB Hosted on Thursday, February 11, 2016

SCIENCE FICTION GROUP MEETING Bowl of Heaven Hosted on Thursday, December 10, 2015

Our book, Bowl of Heaven, is available as a digital download from BARD.

You can download it from:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.81753

Here is the NLS Annotation:

An expedition to another star system is jeopardized by an encounter with a bowl-shaped structure half englobing a star. It contains a habitable area equivalent to millions of Earths. The explorers are separated after landing, and one group is captured by the bowl's inhabitants.

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-12-10-15.mp3 10.35 MB Hosted on Thursday, December 10, 2015

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