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Saturday, October 13 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Words Around the World: The Abolition of Species

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The world as we know it is over. After mankind’s near-extermination, a kingdom of animals harnessing biotechnology wages a multi-planetary war against a new form of artificial intelligence. So begins the grandiose, horrific, scathing, and visionary novel The Abolition of Species by German author Dietmar Dath. Hear his discussion with author Eliot Peper, and judge for yourself which comparison fits best: Samuel R. Delany, George R.R. Martin, Douglas Adams, or Philip K. Dick. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Eliot Peper

Eliot is a writer and strategist based in Oakland, CA. He writes fast-paced, deeply-researched novels with diverse casts that explore the intersection of technology and society. He is the author of Bandwidth, Cumulus, True Blue, Neon Fever Dream, and The Uncommon Series and his books... Read More →

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Dietmar Dath

Dietmar Dath is an author, translator, dramaturge, lyricist, and presently, the film critic for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). In the past he was the chief editor of the rock magazine Spex before becoming the feuilleton editor for FAZ from 2001–2007. Dietmar Dath has... Read More →



Saturday October 13, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Swedish American Hall 2174 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114
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