Contact: Jack Baur
Berkeley Public Library, North Branch
Charlie Jane Anders, Author of All The Birds in the Sky
at Berkeley Public Library’s North Branch
Berkeley, CA. April 19, 2016 –Charlie Jane Anders, Editor-in-Chief of the popular science and pop culture website io9.com, and a Hugo Award winning author, has written All the Birds in the Sky, a kaleidoscopic, captivating, and whimsical story about the end of the world. A Bay Area resident, Anders shares her thrilling new Sci-Fi/Fantasy mash-up novel at North Branch on Wednesday, April 20, from 7:00 – 8:30pm.
Charlie Jane Anders reads from All the Birds in the Sky and will engage the audience in a no-holds-barred conversation about the themes and ideas in her book. She will be available to sign books after the event. (No copies of the book will be available for purchase on-site, so please purchase your book beforehand.) For questions about this free reading, please call the North Branch at 510-981-6250.
With its imaginative mash-up of science and magic full of wisdom about life in the 21st Century, and shot through with humor and hope All the Birds in the Sky will appeal to any reader of speculative fiction.
Michael Chabon raved “The very short list of novels that dare to traffic as freely in the uncanny and wondrous as in big ideas – I think of masterpieces like The Lathe of Heaven, Cloud Atlas, and Little, Big – has just been extended by one.”
This free event is made possible by a generous gift from the Pace Trust, in support of the North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library.
The North Branch Library is located at 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley CA 94707, and is open: Monday, 10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm, Thursday 12pm -8:00pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm. For more information about this program call 510-981-6250.
Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.