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Tuesday, October 15 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Frankissstein: An Evening with Jeanette Winterson

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Co-presented by City Lights Books & Booksellers

As artificial intelligence redefines our future, one of Britain's finest novelists reimagines Mary Shelley's iconic Frankenstein story for the 21st century. How close are we to a future in which homo sapiens is no longer the smartest being on the planet? What will we do when we get there? And what are the possibilities of AI and the responsibilities of creating it? Jeanette Winterson celebrates her new novel Frankissstein with this evening of animated readings and thought-provoking performance, exploring the fascinating possibilities of transhumanism and queer love. $30

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Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson CBE was born in Manchester, England. After graduating from Oxford University, she published her first novel, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, at age 25, to widespread acclaim and a BAFTA for her BBC TV adaption. She revisited that material 27 years later in the bestselling... Read More →

Tuesday October 15, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm PDT
Jewish Community Center, San Francisco