Victorian Sci-Fi Book Club

Repeats every month on the third Saturday until Sun Sep 01 2019 .
Dec 16 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Visitor Center

1117 Magoffin Avenue
El Paso  Texas  79901

Celebrate science-fiction like it's 1899! Join us as we discuss Victorian sci-fi over tea and put it in historical context. Give your opinion on some classic books that influenced all modern sci-fi. Please see our reading list for 2019 below. All books selections are available online for free from Gutenberg.org or librivox. This event is free.

Must call ahead to reserve your spot! Call 533-5147, ext. 1005.

September 15– The Carpathian Castle, by Jules Verne, 1893

October 20– Dracula, by Bram Stoker, 1897

November 17– A True Story (a.k.a True History), by Lucian of Samosata, 2nd Century

December 15– The First Men in the Moon, by H.G. Wells, 1901

January 19– The Mummy: Or a Tale of the 22nd Century, by Jane Webb, 1827

February 16– “With the Night Mail” & “As Easy as ABC”, by Rudyard Kipling, 1905 & 1912

March 16– Herland, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1915

April 20– The Brick Moon, by Edward Everett Hale, 1869

May 18– The Huge Hunter or the Steam Man of the Prairies, by Edward S. Ellis, 1868

June 15– Omega: The Last Days of the World, Camille Flammarion, 1894

July 20– The Invisible Man, H.G. Wells, 1897

August 17– Rappaccini’s Daughter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1844