The Foundation

Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June on the first Wednesday until Wed Jun 30 2021.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:30pm
Stoughton Public Library

The Foundation 
Welcome to the Stoughton Public Library’s science fiction & fantasy book group. We’ve named this group "The Foundation" in honor of science fiction grand master Isaac Asimov and his famous Foundation Trilogy. Copies of the selected books are available on the second floor of the library (contact the library to receive your copy). We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

December 2 2020: Fantasy/Sci-Fi Mix: Court of Fives by Kate Elliott

January 6 2021The Gunslinger (Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King

February 3 2021: Focus on Classic Authors: Alfred Bester
The Stars My Destination, The Demolished Man, The Deceivers, and/or Virtual Unrealities

March 3 2021: Exploring Themes: Dragons
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey; Eragon by Christopher Paolini; Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb; Dragon Keeper by Carole Wlkinson; His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik and/or Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman 

April 7 2021: Focus on Contemporary Authors: Alastair Reynolds
Revelation Space, Pushing Ice, Chasm City, Terminal World, Deep Navigation, The Six Directions of Space, Zima Blue and Other Stories, and/or Beyond the Aquila Rift.

May 5 2021Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

June 2 2021: Focus on Classic Authors: James Blish
Cities in Flight, A Dusk of Idols, A Case of Conscience

July 7 2021: Exploring Themes: Subterranean Science Fiction and Fantasy
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne; Tunnels by Roderick Gordon; Wool by Hugh Howey; Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman; The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau; Awakened by James S. Murray; Above by Leah Bobet; and/or Downsiders by Neal Shusterman 

August 4 2021: Focus on Contemporary Authors: Michael J. Sullivan
Theft of Swords, The Age of Myth, and/or The Crown Tower

September 1 2021:  Exploring Themes: Invisibility
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells and/or Memoirs of an Invisible Man by H.F. Saint

October 6 2021: Exploring Themes: Generation Ships
A generation ship is a spacecraft that travels at sub-light speed and takes centuries to reach even nearby stars. The original travelers grow old and die, leaving their descendants to continue the journey. This month we'll explore Orphans of the Sky (1941) by Heinlein A. Heinlein, Aurora (2015) by Kim Stanley Robinson, and/or  Ship of Fools (2001) by Richard Paul Russo

Novemer 3 2021: Focus on Classic Authors: A.E. Van Vogt
Transgalactic, The Weapon Shops of Isher, Children of Tomorrow, The Voyage of the Space Beagle, The World of Null-A, Slan, and/or Transfinite

December 1 2021An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green