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Science Fiction Author John Scalzi: The Last Emperox

Join us for an online conversation with one of the biggest names in science fiction—bestselling author John Scalzi. He has entertained millions of fans with his hugely popular Old Man's War series of books and other novels, earned himself two Hugo awards, and regularly engages and occasionally enrages the science fiction world with his lively blog on

Scalzi's newest novel, The Last Emperox, caps off his Interdependency trilogy that began with The Collapsing Empire and The Consuming Fire. In this final volume, Emperox Grayland must pull out all of the stops to save as much of humanity as possible from the collapsing network that ties together the human worlds; she is opposed by forces who want to destroy her and could end up destroying human civilization in the process.

Don't miss this discussion with the witty, outspoken and talented John Scalzi.

April 17, 2020

United States

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John Scalzi

Author, The Last Emperox, Old Man's War, Lock In, Fuzzy Nation, and Redshirts; Twitter @scalzi

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John Zipperer

Producer and Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable; Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club—Host/Moderator