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      September 25, 2019

      Wednesday   6:30 PM

      1517 Connecticut Avenue
      Washington, District of Columbia 20036

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      Annalee Newitz reads from The Future of Another Timeline!

      Come hear Annalee Newitz, award-winning author of Autonomous and founder of io9, read from their new novel, The Future of Another Timeline! 1992: After a confrontation at a riot grrl concert, seventeen-year-old Beth finds herself in a car with her friend’s abusive boyfriend dead in the backseat, agreeing to help her friends hide the body. This murder sets Beth and her friends on a path of escalating violence and vengeance as they realize many other young women in the world need protecting too. 2022: Determined to use time travel to create a safer future, Tess has dedicated her life to visiting key moments in history and fighting for change. But rewriting the timeline isn’t as simple as editing one person or event. And just when Tess believes she’s found a way to make an edit that actually sticks, she encounters a group of dangerous travelers bent on stopping her at any cost. Tess and Beth’s lives intertwine as war breaks out across the timeline–a war that threatens to destroy time travel and leave only a small group of elites with the power to shape the past, present, and future. Against the vast and intricate forces of history and humanity, is it possible for a single person’s actions to echo throughout the timeline? Here's what people are saying about The Future of Another Timeline: A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard. -- Wil Wheaton, actor Star Trek and Big Bang Theory "An intelligent, gut-wrenching glimpse of how tiny actions, both courageous and venal, can have large consequences. Smart and profound on every level.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Few stories are as smart, as nuanced, as exciting, and as unsettling as this one....engrossing and impactful. — Karen Joy Fowler, bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves A glorious tale of hope in the face of outrage, an anthem of timeless resistance against the powers that would lead us to our worst futures. —Ken Liu, Author of The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories and The Grace of Kings "A page-turner and an ambitious feminist lens on the time-traveler story.” — Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel, Bitch Planet) "The Future of Another Timeline does brilliantly what SF does best: makes metaphor concrete to illuminate the human condition. In this case, the idea that women are consistently written out of history by men is turned into a visceral reality, and secret history becomes a thrilling secret war." —Nicola Griffith, author of Hild “The best punk rock / time travel / Chicago history / riot girl / mindfuck of a book I have ever read. Grape Ape Forever!" --Dan Sinker, creator of Punk Planet magazine "The Future of Another Timeline is the mind-blowing punk feminist sci-fi time traveling thriller you've been waiting for, and which our culture desperately needs. Packed with action, sass, righteousness, and danger, it just might be a perfect book." —Michelle Tea A feminist, sci-fi, thrill-ride integrated into a covert history lesson. You close the book reeling with questions about your own life and your part in changing the future. —Amy Acker, actress Angel and Person of Interest "Clever, compelling and utterly original." —Laurie Penny, author of Everything Belongs to the Future "Exciting and urgent." —Saladin Ahmed, Eisner winning author of Black Bolt, Exiles, and Throne of the Crescent Moon

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