Book Club

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - THE BEES by Laline Paull (July 2019)

Event date: 

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Come join our always compelling monthly science fiction book club discussion as we delve into THE BEES by Laline Paull.

The Handmaid’s Tale meets The Hunger Games in this story where only the queen may breed and deformity means death .Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowestcaste in her hive where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the Queen the only religion. But Flora is not like other bees. With the hive’s survival threatened, her curiosity is regarded as a dangerous flaw but her courage and strength an asset.

 

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany (June 2019)

Event date: 

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books LLC - 513 Ocravia Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Come join our always compelling monthly science fiction book club discussion as we delve into Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany.

Samuel Delany is one of the most acclaimed writers of speculative fiction. Empire Star, is a short companion novel to Babel-17 (both novels are included in this special edition). Empire Star is the tale of Comet Jo, a simple-minded teen thrust into a complex galaxy when he’s entrusted to carry a vital message to a distant world. Spellbinding and smart, these novels are testimony to Delany’s singular talent.

 

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - May 2018

Event date: 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

The Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club discusses Melanie Nowak's FATAL INFATUATION. Join the discussion over coffee, and as a New Orleans Independent Bookstore Day special, Rebecca Smith's unparallelled in the universe brownies and almond cardamom poundcake.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Book Club