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Daniel H. Wilson is the author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and Amped. In 2008, he hosted The Works on the History Channel. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. His novel Robopocalypse was purchased by DreamWorks and is currently being adapted for film by Steven Spielberg. Wilson lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Geek Girls Holiday Special w/ Lucia Fasano & The PDX Broadsides at Books with Pictures Comic Book Shop!  Featuring: Poetry, Jokes, music from Lucia Fasano and the PDX Broadsides, and a live interactive game play of Carolyn Main's new movie-themed party game, Pitch, Please! Store will be open to get your holiday shopping in, with gifts for all ages!  When: Dec. 16th, 2017 at 7 pm!  Where: Books with Pictures comic book shop1100 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202 Tickets: $5-8...

Pairings Portland raises the “stakes” with their Buffy the Vampire Slayer wine flight September 6-10! Come savor eight wines paired to eight classic BtVS characters for $25, or just $20 if you show your Rose City Comic Con badge. Plus, they'll have Buffy the Vampire Slayer hardcover graphic novels—the official continuation of the television series—from Dark Horse Comics as prizes

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The Pacific Northwest is home to a Tardis-Full of Science Fiction and Fantasy writers, a fact celebrated every quarter with the Pacific Northwest Reading Series. These free quarterly events provide the Northwest Science Fiction and Fantasy community a chance to gather, network and enjoy readings from local and visiting authors in Portland and Seattle.

 

Each event features three authors who read from their latest work, interpreting and explaining their concepts and vision. In addition, space is provided for...

Not far in the future the seas have risen and the central latitudes are emptying, but it’s still a good time to be rich in San Francisco, where weapons drones patrol the skies to keep out the multitudinous poor. Irina isn’t rich, not quite, but she does have an artificial memory that gives her perfect recall and lets her act as a medium between her various employers and their AIs, which are complex to the point of opacity. It’s a good gig, paying enough for the annual visits to the Mayo Clinic that keep her from aging. Vivid, tumultuous, and propulsive, ...

In her provocative new novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Small Backs of Children and The Chronology of Water, offers a vision of our near-extinction and a heroine – a reimagined Joan of Arc – poised to save a world ravaged by war, violence, and greed. In the near future, world wars have transformed the earth into a battleground. Fleeing the unending violence and the planet's now-radioactive surface, humans have regrouped to a mysterious platform known as CIEL, hovering over their erstwhile home. A riveting tale of destruction and love...

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A young man plagued by the ability to see ghosts races to save a mythological land from a terrible fate in Erika Lewis's stunning debut, Game of Shadows (Tor). Ethan thought that seeing ghosts was the worst of his problems. Between his ethereal gift and life with a mother hell-bent on watching his every move, he feels imprisoned. When he sees a chance to escape, to leave the house by himself for the first time, he seizes it, unaware that this first taste of freedom will cost him...

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