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Phandemonium Book Club Evanston – “The Martian”

Join us for a discussion of Andrew Weir’s novel “The Martian”. It is the basis for the movie of the same title that will hit theaters this October. We’ll be meeting on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at 7:00 pm at our normal location: Cosi 1740 Sherman Ave Evanston, IL Join us for what is sure…

Phandemonium Book Club Elgin – “Up the Walls of the World”

You don’t have to be psychic to appreciate “Up the Walls of the World”, the 1978 debut novel by James Tiptree, Jr. This is a story of vastly different intelligences, with an Earth invasion as well. We’ll be meeting on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm at… Elgin Books 66 S. Grove Avenue Elgin,…

Phandemonium Book Club Evanston – “Ubik”

Philip K. Dick may be a lot of things, but he’s never dull. Join us as we discuss one of his most acclaimed novels, “Ubik”. It was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest novels since 1923. We’ll be meeting on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at 7:00 pm at our normal location:

Phandemonium Euchre Club – April 2015

Spring is in the air and a young fan’s thoughts turn to…Euchre! We’ll be meeting on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 6:00pm at our regular location: The Grafton Pub 4530 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60625 The One-Eyed Jack is winking at YOU!

Phandemonium Book Club Evanston – “Soon I Will Be Invincible”

The next Phandemonium Book Club Evanston selection is a tale of orbital death rays, heroic deeds, and diabolical plans for world domination. You’ll find all this and more in “Soon I Will Be Invincible” by Austin Grossman. This fun tale takes you behind the scenes in the life of superheroes and supervillains. It’s also being…

Phandemonium Book Club Elgin – “The Time Machine”

There have been hundreds of sci-fi stories about time travel, but the grandaddy of them all is “The Time Machine” by H.G. Wells. Join us to examine how the far future looked from over a century ago. We’ll be meeting on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm at our NEW LOCATION… Elgin Books 66…

2015 Reading Challenge

Hey, literary friends! Here’s a challenge for 2015. Try reading a book in each of these categories. The same book can count in multiple categories, such as a funny book by a female author. (If you’re looking at this in the blog home page, click on the detailed post to see the category list.) Good…

Phandemonium Book Club Elgin – “A Canticle for Leibowitz”

Has holiday shopping left you feeling like you need to sharpen your skills for the coming Apocolypse? Then you should read our next book club selection, “A Canticle for Leibowitz” by Walter M. Miller Jr. This post-apocolyptic saga won the Hugo award for Best Novel in 1961. We’ll be meeting on December 20, 2014 at…