The SciFri Book Club Talks ‘Dune’
Join sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson and astrobiologist and theoretical physicist Sara Imari Walker as the SciFri Book Club wraps up its discussion of Frank Herbert’s ecological epic, Dune. Is Dune actually Earth projected thousands of years into the future? Could we ever have human computers like Herbert’s “mentats”? It’s all up for debate when the SciFri Book Club talks Dune.
Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than 20 books, including New York 2140 and The Ministry for the Future. He lives in Davis, California.
Sara Imari Walker is an astrobiologist, theoretical physicist, and assistant professor at the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
Annie Minoff is a producer for The Journal from Gimlet Media and the Wall Street Journal, and a former co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.