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Welcome to the Bloomington, Indiana

We meet weekly to discuss science fiction, fantasy, horror, and comic books.

We welcome everyone to attend our meetings. Bring a love of SF and a sense of humor. We don't always agree, but life is more fun that way.

Most weeks, we have our usual free-floating discussion meeting. Once a month, we meet to discuss a specific book; usually, this meeting is at the local Barnes & Noble bookstore.

Our next book meeting will be on September 23 2010 to discuss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

You can buy the ebook of The Hunger Games in Amazon's Kindle bookstore (click the button on the left to slip me a few shekels). It's also available in Barnes & Noble's ebook store, and probably others as well.

Our next book meeting after that will be on October 28 2010 to discuss the 1831 edition of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. There are significant differences between the original (1818) text and the the 1831 text; we've opted to read and discuss the later edition. (I haven't seen the Penguin edition I'm linking to firsthand, but Amazon's “look inside” feature makes it look like it's based on the 1831 text.)

There are many, many sources for ebook versions of Frankenstein. One that looks good to me is the Barnes & Noble Classics series edition, which includes notes by a literature professor at NYU and is free (as in beer) right now. You'll need to sign up for a (free) account to read this ebook with B&N's Nook software, which has versions for iPhones (and iPads, and iPod Touches); Mac OS X; Windows, and several other platforms, including B&N's hardware ereading device of the same name.

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