Greg Bear and Ann Leckie
Killing Titan and Ancillary Mercy (HACHETTE)
Tuesday • October 6 • 7pm
University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary, 1415 NE 43rd Street
Reading & Book Signing
From a human-alien alliance hiding startling truths just below the surface to an all-powerful AI and the many different human, alien, and AI individuals living under her mantle, Greg Bear and Ann Leckie have brought two thrilling and thought-provoking universes to life in their War Dogs and Imperial Radch series. In Bear's Killing Titan, more hidden truths about the origins of life and their alien allies surface in Master Sergeant Michael Venn's latest mission. In Ancillary Mercy, Leckie brings the series that began with her award-winning Ancillary Justice to a triumphant conclusionwhile leaving plenty of room for more adventures. For your chance to meet both authors and get their books the day they come out, join us for this special reading and signing with Bear and Leckie.
Greg Bear is the author of more than thirty books of science fiction and fantasy, including Forerunner: Cryptum, Mariposa, Darwin's Radio, City at the End of Time, Eon, and Quantico. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear and is the father of Erik and Alexandra. His works have been published internationally in over twenty languages. Bear has been called the "Best working writer of hard science fiction" by "The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction."
He is also collaborating with Neal Stephenson and a group of writers and swordfighters on The Mongoliad, a serialized novel delivered through electronic media.
Ann Leckie has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, a lunch lady, and a recording engineer. The author of many published short stories, and former secretary of the Science Fiction Writers of America, she lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children, and cats.