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      June 7, 2019

      Friday   7:00 PM

      2526 East Colfax Avenue
      Denver, Colorado

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      An Evening with Neal Stephenson, Book Talk, Presentation, & Signing

      Join Tattered Cover for a special evening with New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson for the release of his newest novel Fall; or, Dodge in Hell ($35.00 William Morrow & Company).  Stephenson returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds.In his youth, Richard “Dodge” Forthrast founded Corporation 9592, a gaming company that made him a multibillionaire. Now in his middle years, Dodge appreciates his comfortable, unencumbered life, managing his myriad business interests, and spending time with his beloved niece Zula and her young daughter, Sophia. One beautiful autumn day, while he undergoes a routine medical procedure, something goes irrevocably wrong. Dodge is pronounced brain dead and put on life support, leaving his stunned family and close friends with difficult decisions. Long ago, when a much younger Dodge drew up his will, he directed that his body be given to a cryonics company now owned by enigmatic tech entrepreneur Elmo Shepherd. Legally bound to follow the directive despite their misgivings, Dodge’s family has his brain scanned and its data structures uploaded and stored in the cloud, until it can eventually be revived. In the coming years, technology allows Dodge’s brain to be turned back on. It is an achievement that is nothing less than the disruption of death itself. An eternal afterlife—the Bitworld—is created, in which humans continue to exist as digital souls. But this brave new immortal world is not the Utopia it might first seem . . . Fall, or Dodge in Hell is pure, unadulterated fun: a grand drama of analog and digital, man and machine, angels and demons, gods and followers, the finite and the eternal. In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand myth, he delivers a mind-blowing speculative literary saga for the modern age. A limited number of tickets are available now through Eventbrite. **Important Event and Ticket Information** -- Tickets are $35.00 (plus tax and convenience fee), include a copy of Fall; or, Dodge in Hell and a place in the signing line. -- Presentation begins at 7:00 pm, signing to follow. -- Check in begins at 5:00 pm. -- Books can be picked up at check in or prior to the event, starting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. To pick up your book early, you must show your ticket to the Colfax Reserve desk. -- Ticket guarantees you a spot in the signing line, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. -- The end time of this event is an estimate. -- Event tickets are available online ONLY, through Eventbrite. Tickets will not be sold in-store. -- Ticketed customers will be called up to the signing line after the presentation, sequentially by row. i.e. The closer to the front you sit, the earlier you will be in the signing line. --If you are unable to attend the event, your book will be held for one month after the date of the event. There is no guarantee the book will be signed if you are unable to attend. ** DISCLAIMER: Event details, signing rules and restrictions are subject to changes beyond our control, and often change up to, and during the event. Thank you for your understanding. When you purchase a ticket, or register for an event, you will automatically be added to the Tattered Cover's email subscriber list. We will always protect your privacy. Our email list is used only to promote Tattered Cover events and news, and your information will never be shared or sold. You may unsubscribe or update your subscription at any time.

      Categories: Literary & Books

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