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Wednesday November, 18 7:00--Author Ginger Strand discusses her book "The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic" Presented in collaboration with Oblong Books & Music and Scoville Memorial Library. In the mid-1950s, Kurt Vonnegut takes a job in the PR department at General Electric in Schenectady, where his older brother, Bernard, is a leading scientist in its research lab--or "House of Magic." While Kurt writes zippy press releases, Bernard is working on a series of cutting-edge weather-control experiments. Ginger Strand is the author of three books, and has published essays and fiction in many places, including Harper's, and the New York Times. MEETS AT THE WHITE HART--RSVP Requested: firstname.lastname@example.org.