Join Carbondale author Nate White as he discusses his debut novel, "Conscious Designs." In the novel, a wealthy paraplegic must decide whether to preserve his consciousness forever in a digital utopia or suffer the pain tormenting his existence. Yet the more he learns about digital replication, the more deeply he understands personhood, empathy, and the value of suffering. Books will be available for purchase from Bookbinders of Basalt. Light refreshments will be provided.
About the Author:
Nate White grew up in Maine and has lived in Mexico, Brazil, and Ecuador. His speculative fiction explores the human psyche, physical disability, culture, technology, and consumerism. He currently teaches high school English in the Rocky Mountains of Western Colorado.
Mitzi Rapkin is the host of the acclaimed "First Draft" podcast.