Waterstones Piccadilly & the Post-Apocalyptic Book Club presents…
I was really pleased when Hodderscape asked me to take part in their Review Project: Continue reading
In celebration of this, the editor Karen Henderson and author Aric Sundquist have put a little something together for us. Continue reading
“They live among us.
They are your neighbour, your mother, your lover.
Lycans have lived among us for a very long time, or at least they have in this very plausible alternate America. Continue reading
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson is one of those books where the clue is very much in the title. Set in the not too distant future, the novel depicts a world where the machines we rely on in our everyday lives turn against us. Continue reading
What a fantastic evening! About 200 people attended the Natural History Museum After Hours special event, Apocalypse Now… Or Never? Will Self, author of the post-apocalyptic novel The Book Of Dave, was also in the audience! Continue reading
This month’s event on Friday 29th March is an informal panel discussion all about the fascination with apocalyptic fact and fiction.
The panel of speakers include:
Leila Abu el Hawa – Founder and Organiser of the Post-Apocalyptic Book Club
Dr Lewis Dartnell – Researcher, Astrobiology, University College London
Dr Robbie Sutton - Reader of Psychology, University of Kent
The event takes place on Friday 29th March, doors 6.30pm and starts at 7pm. Tickets for this event are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. They cost £12/£10 Members and can be booked online through the following link:
There was a certain amount of excitement around February’s book. A lot of people in the group are big fans of Wells’ work and whilst most people have read The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds, The Sleeper Awakes was a bit of an unknown. Sadly, it seems that there’s a pretty good reason for that as it’s definitely not one of his better efforts! Continue reading