Beijing Science Fiction Reading Group
Next meeting:

Date: 8pm, Thursday November 30, 2023

Location: Wiggly Jiggly's (欧也Cafe) in Dongzhimen

Story: A Record of Lost Time (陨时), by Regina Kangyu Wang (2022, author) / Rebecca F Kuang (2023, translator)

We're sometimes a bit lazy with updating the website. If the "next meeting" is in the past we'll still probably be meeting on Thursday at Wiggly Jiggly's (欧也 Cafe), Dongzhimen - check the WeChat group for updates.
The Beijing Science Fiction Reading Group is a friendly group of science fiction fans in Beijing, China. We meet most Thursdays at 8pm to discuss a different English-language science fiction story each week - usually in Wiggly Jiggly's (欧也Cafe) in Dongzhimen (close to Exit D of Dongzhimen subway station). We previously used to meet at The Bookworm before it closed. Meetings are free and informal, and usually discuss short fiction so that everyone has the chance to read the story before the meeting.

We welcome all new members, whether you're an established science fiction fan or new to the genre. If you want to join our WeChat group, please add Kevin on WeChat and ask him to add you - unfortunately we're now too big to join directly by QR code.
Previously discussed stories:
November 23, 2023All You Zombies, by Robert A Heinlein (1959)
November 16, 2023Scherzo With Tyrannosaur, by Michael Swanwick (1999)
November 9, 2023Local Boy Makes Good (2006) and Honor Killing (2011), by Ray Tabler
November 2, 2023Window Boy, by Thomas Ha (2023), and The People from the Dead Whale, by Djuna (2020, author) / Jihyun Park & Gord Sellar (2023, translators)
October 26, 2023Movie Night: Alien (1979)
October 19, 2023A Dream of Electric Mothers, by Wole Talabi (2022)
October 12, 2023I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream, by Harlan Ellison (1967)
October 5, 2023Tk'tk'tk, by David D Levine (2006)
September 28, 2023For Want of a Nail, by Mary Robinette Kowal (2010)
September 14, 2023Uncommon Sense, by Hal Clement (1945)
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