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Kim Stanley Robinson & Adam Frank at the Jesup Memorial Library

Submitted by Marion Fearing on Sun, 06/23/2019 - 1:32pm

Please join us at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor on Thursday, July 11th at 7PM for a very special event with award winning sciene fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson and professor of astrophysics Adam Frank. KSR's newest novel is "Red Moon," which takes place in the near future when the moon has been colonized by China and the United States and it details their struggle for control. While Adam's book is "Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth" and it's a scientific look at the possibility of life on other planets. These two talented authors will be having a fascinating discussion that will cover a whole range of topics, and so this is an event that any sci-fi fan should attend! They will be signing their books after the talk.

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Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and "Locus" awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed "Forty Signs of Rain," "The Years of Rice and Salt" and "2312." In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California.

Adam Frank is a professor of astrophysics at the University of Rochester. He is a co-founder of NPR's 13.7: Cosmos and Culture blog and an on-air commentator for All Things Considered. He also served as the science consultant for Marvel Studio's Dr. Strange. He lives in Rochester, New York.

Event date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
34 Mt. Desert Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Red Moon Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316262378
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Published: Orbit - October 23rd, 2018

Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393609011
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 12th, 2018