Science Fiction Discussion Group

Science Fiction Discussion Group

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS THE SCIENCE FICTION MEETING by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, June 09, 2011

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS THE SCIENCE FICTION MEETING by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, May 12, 2011

The book we're reading this month is Starfarers by Poul Anderson.
This one's available from Bookshare at
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/5988
(Listed as only in Good condition, however.)
It is also available as a digital download from the BARD site at
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.49154
Here's the NLS Synopsis:
Astronomers have discovered the possibility of advanced civilizations in the far

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS THE SCIENCE FICTION DISCUSSION GROUP by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, April 14, 2011

The book we're reading this month is aimed at young adult readers, but is one that
all SF fans can enjoy:
Time Machines: The Greatest Time Travel Stories Ever Written, edited by Bill Adler,
Jr.
This one is available as a digital download from BARD at
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.47370
Here's the NLS synopsis:
Anthology of twenty-two time travel short stories. Personal favorites of the editor
ranging from Edgar Allan Poe's "Three Sundays in a Week" written in 1850 to Derryl

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS THE SCIENCE FICTION DISCUSSION GROUP by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, March 10, 2011

This month we've chosen to read Eon by Greg Bear, available from both
Bookshare, and as a digital download from BARD.
The Bookshare version is at:
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/2345
and the BARD version is at:
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.24498
Here is the NLS synopsis:
The Stone, a huge object that is part spaceship, part asteroid, appears
mysteriously in orbit around the Earth. Earthmen who undertake the

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS THE SCIENCE FICTION DISCUSSION GROUP by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

This month, we'll be reading:
Steal Across the Sky by Nancy Kress, available from BARD at the following link:
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.70030
Here's the NLS synopsis:
The alien Atoners invite twenty-one human volunteers on an exploration of seven distant
planets to witness the results of Atoners' crimes against humanity committed ten
thousand years ago. When recruits Cam, Lucca, and Soledad arrive in the Kular system,
they slowly uncover the horrible truth.

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS THE SCIENCE FICTION DISCUSSION Group by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, January 13, 2011

The book we decided to read this month is Earth by David Brin, available from both
Bookshare and as a digital download from BARD.
The Bookshare version is Publisher Quality and is at:
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/267612
and the link to the BARD version is at:
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.32735
Here's the NLS synopsis:
It is the mid-2000s and the Greenhouse Effect is having a devastating impact on Earth.

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Accessible World presents The Science Fiction Discussion Group by J. R. Westmoreland Hosted on Thursday, October 14, 2010

This month, we're reading a tale of alien invasion and human resistance by one of
the greatest collaborations in SF history. The book is Footfall by Larry Niven and
Jerry Pournelle.
This one is available on Bookshare at:
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/2062?returnPath=L3NlYXJjaD9rZXl3b3J...
This book is not on BARD, but it is on tape, RC 21541.
If you have a print impairment you can download the book for free from Baen Books:

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Science Fiction Book discussion by nolan Crabb Hosted on Thursday, April 08, 2010

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