Horror, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Schedule

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August 21

The Gothic: Read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Alternate readings available.

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August 28

. Vampires: Read Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice or Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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September 11

J-Horror:Asian Supernatural.Stories. Read: A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami. .

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September 18

New Weird: Read Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville or selected weird shories. .

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September 25

Witches and Women in Genre: Read Aunt Maria by Diana Wynne Jones or selected witch stories.

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October 2

Heroic Journey: Read The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein or Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees.

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October 9

The Tale of Spiritual Education: Read Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern or The Magicians by Lev Grossman..

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October 16

Contemporary Urban Fantasy: Read Ananzi Boys by Neil Gaiman or one of his other novels.

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October 23

Space Opera and the New Frontier: Read The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester or The Martian by Andy Weir.

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October 30

The Fiction of Ideas: Read The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin or Babel 17 by Samuel R. Delaney. .

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November 6

Cyberpunk and Steampunk: Read Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson or The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers. .

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November 13

Diverse Position Science Fiction: Read Lillith's Brood by Octavia Butler or several of the selected short stories.

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November 20

Literary Speculation: Read Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood or selected short stories. .

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November 27

Satire and Sci-Fi: Viewing the future as a satire of the present. Listen to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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December 4

Future Tense: What is booklist for future.reading Project Reviews begin.

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