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May Meeting - The Diamond Age

The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson

Link to Goodreads page 

A post-cyberpunk novel, it is to some extent a science fiction coming-of-age story, focused on a young girl named Nell, and set in a future world in which nanotechnology affects all aspects of life. The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicity, and the nature of artificial intelligence.

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  • Chad P.

    If anyone is lost, just look for the row of cars parked on the right side of the road and a blue Toyota Highlander towards the front!

    May 8, 2014

    • Chad P.

      Also you can look for my blue Prius

      May 8, 2014

    • Chad P.

      Don't turn off Waverly Ct

      May 8, 2014

  • Tom

    Bummer about the change in venue! I was looking forward to this, but given that it's now a half hour or 45 minute bike ride (in the rain, if you believe tomorrow's forecast), I'll have to bow out. Hope everyone enjoys!

    May 7, 2014

  • Jon S.

    Are food or drinks permitted to be brought in to the Waverly Greens rec room?

    May 1, 2014

    • janet

      Yes, there is a full kitchen.

      May 2, 2014

  • Betty P.

    How fortuitous, I just started this book and am looking for a book club to join!

    April 23, 2014

  • Jeremiah

    "If technology is a drug – and it does feel like a drug – then what, precisely, are the side-effects?"
    -Charlie Brooker

    Since the best Sci-fi show on TV is not available here in the US, watch Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror online (in any order) here:

    There are 2 seasons, each with 3 stand-alone episodes.

    1 · April 12, 2014

  • Mike H

    It's probably time for me to read this again. Can't remember much about it.

    March 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Been sitting on my shelf for a couple months, been looking for a reason to crack into it!

    February 20, 2014

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