What we're about

Do you ever imagine the end of the world? What does it look like to you? What does it feel like?

This group is for those who want to discover if there is more to the apocalypse than we thought.

What would it be like to imagine the apocalypse not as a historical event, but as a living thing - unfathomable, yet recognizably biological? How many ways is dystopia related to the end of the world - as defense, as disguise, as catalyst? What will dating be like during the apocalypse? Can we keep our pets or do we have to eat them?

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Some Potential Books (definitely not limited to these)

• Station Eleven - Emily St. Mandel

• The Lathe of Heaven - Ursula K LeGuin

• The Book of Joan - Lidia Yuknavitch

• American War - Omar El Akkad

• The World Without Us - Alan Weisman

• Blindness - Jose Saramago

• The Power - Naomi Alderman

• The Road - Cormac McCarthy

• The Slynx - Tatyana Tolstaya

• The Stand - Stephen King

• Annihilation/Authority/Acceptance - Jeff VanderMeer

• Oryx and Crake/The Year of the Flood/MaddAddam - Margaret Atwood

• The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions - Peter Brannan

• The Drowned World/The Drought/The Crystal World - JG Ballard

• Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K Dick

• Cat’s Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut

• The Sixth Extinction - Elizabeth Kolbert

• Parable of the Sower - Octavia E Butler

• Super Sad True Love Story - Gary Shteyngart

• 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed - Eric Cline

• A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter Miller

• The Yellow Arrow - Victor Pelevin

• On Such a Full Sea - Chang-Rae Lee

• The Gone-Away World - Nick Harkaway

• Learning to Die in the Anthropocene - Roy Scranton

Past events (9)

Before She Sleeps by Bina Shah

Cafe La Boheme

Blindness by Jose Saramago

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

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American War by Omar El Akkad

Cafe La Boheme

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