Science Fiction Discussion Group

Science Fiction Discussion Group

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Science Fiction club Mission: Tomorrow Hosted on Thursday, January 12, 2017

Our book, Mission: Tomorrow is available as a digital download from BARD. You can find the download link on the following page::

https://nlsbard.loc.gov/nlsbardprod/download/detail/srch/DB85476

The NLS Annotation reads:
An anthology of short-form science fiction
stories that focus on space exploration, travel, and
adventure. Includes stories from, among others, Jack
McDevitt, Alex Shvartsman, Robert Silverberg, Brenda Cooper,
Mike Resnick, and Ben Bova.

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-01-12-17.mp3 18.35 MB Hosted on Thursday, January 12, 2017

Our next book is a tale of “space exploration and alien contact from one of science fiction's greatest writers” in The Avatar by Poul Anderson. Hosted on Thursday, December 08, 2016

Our next book is a tale of “space exploration and alien contact from one of science fiction's greatest writers” in The Avatar by Poul Anderson.

Our book, The Avatar, is available both from BARD and as a Publisher Quality download from Bookshare.

The BARD version is at:

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nls/db.14773

The Bookshare version is at:

https://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/1124730

Here is the NLS Annotation:

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-12-08-16.mp3 9.64 MB Hosted on Thursday, December 08, 2016

Science Fiction Meeting A Night without Stars Hosted on Thursday, November 10, 2016

Our book, A Night without Stars, is available in Publisher Quality from Bookshare at:

https://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/1368058

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-11-10-16.mp3 13.74 MB Hosted on Thursday, November 10, 2016

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

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-06-09-16.mp3 14 MB Hosted on Thursday, June 09, 2016

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

Download science-fiction-club-meeting-04-14-16.mp3 16.21 MB Hosted on Thursday, April 14, 2016

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