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Thursday, 06 September 2012 03:11

Best-selling science fiction writer, futurist and astronomer David Brin will be on hand Tuesday, Sept. 18, when the library at California State University, Northridge launches its newest exhibit, which celebrates the wonder of science fiction literature.

Brin will give a talk and sign copies of his books, which will be available for purchase, at the exhibit's opening reception scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. in the Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room of the Delmar T. Oviatt Library located in the heart of the university's campus at 18111 Nordhoff St. in Northridge.

Image of the poster for the Fantastic and Strange Exhibit"Fantastic & Strange: Reflections of Self in Science Fiction Literature" features a collection of rare books, images and select artifacts that help to elucidate the complex, eerie and often prophetic themes in this diverse genre.

"Whether questioning our confidence that humanity is capable of coping with the problems of science and technology, or examining faith and belief versus evidence, science fiction literature has been a space in which we are free to imagine and explore," said Special Collections and Archives Librarian Ellen Jarosz, the exhibit's curator.

The show, sponsored by the Friends of the Oviatt Library, will continue in the C.K. and Teresa Tseng Gallery on the second floor of the library through July 26, 2013. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours. Parking on campus is $6.

For more information about the opening event or the exhibit, please call (818) 677- 2638. Persons with disabilities needing assistance and deaf and hard-of-hearing persons needing interpreters, please call the above number in advance for arrangements.

For more information about the library or its hours, visit its website or call (818) 677- 2285.

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