Reminder (and Reschedule): io9 Book Club meeting 9/4 to discuss Maureen…

The io9 Book Club meets every month to discuss a book, and then the author usually joins us for a chat. This month, we're reading Maureen McHugh's short story collection After the Apocalypse (we reviewed the book here). We'll meet September 4th (rescheduled from the previously-announced August 21) to discuss the… » 8/30/12 5:19pm 8/30/12 5:19pm

After the Apocalypse is one of the most powerful tales of the near…

Maureen McHugh's latest short story collection, After the Apocalypse (Small Beer Press), is a dark look at what the next century might hold for ordinary people. Known for intense, character-driven work in novels like China Mountain Zhang and Nekropolis, McHugh makes even the most extraordinary circumstances feel as… » 12/19/11 5:27pm 12/19/11 5:27pm