Futurismic readers based in the US should be pleased to hear that hyper-prolific British science fiction writer Charlie Stross is being whisked off for a promotional tour of the States by Ace Books. The dates:
Tuesday, October 9th
12am – Amazon.com Fishbowl session at Amazon’s Union Station Offices in Seattle.
7pm – a public reading (and signing) at University Bookstore at the Science Fiction Museum (325 5th Avenue North, Seattle).
Wednesday, October 10th
2pm – reading and signing at Google in Kirkland. (NB: Google staff only, sadly.)
Thursday, October 11th
7:30pm – reading and signing at Powell’s City of Books (1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland).
Friday, October 12th
1pm – reading and signing at Google in Mountain View.
7pm – another reading and signing at Borders at 400 Post Street, San Francisco.
There are also plenty of radio and magazine interviews in between, apparently, so you should be able to catch the man in action somehow, wherever you may live. And I recommend you do so – I’ve had the privilege of seeing Stross speak a number of times, and in addition to being a fine writer he’s as sharp as a tack, and a very funny man indeed. [Image ganked from the (now sadly defunct) Table of Malcontents blog]