Posted by : atcampbell | On : November 17, 2009

More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon

Twelve people gathered at A.T.’s home to discuss More than Human, the classic Sturgeon novel. All of us had read Sturgeon before. We all started and finished this book.  The story is rather hard to describe without spoilers, but it’s a science fiction novel that many find mind-blowing.

One reader commented that this is a landmark book. It was an innovative superman story for its time, and a good treatment of posthumans and

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Posted by : atcampbell | On : November 2, 2009

Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harris

We had twelve in attendance at the North Village library for this meeting. Our topic was Dead until Dark, the first in Charlaine Harris’s Southern Vampire series, which is the basis for the current television series True Blood. Only one of us had read any of the author’s prior books. Nine of us started this book, and all of us finished. The story involves a series of murders in a small Louisiana town, set in a world were vampires live among humans.

One reader said this book was great fun. She enjoyed how some segments of

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