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Vikram Chandra in conversation with Nick Taylor: "Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty"
Kepler's Books
Menlo Park, CA
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Oct 03, 2014 7:30 PM



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General Admission $12.00 ($13.41 w/service fee)
Admit 1. Does not include a book.  
Premier Ticket $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee)
Admits 1. Includes a book, priority seating, and priority in the signing line  
 
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Vikram Chandra in conversation with Nick Taylor: "Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty"
Friday, October 3, 7:30pm - Doors open at 6:30pm
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Calling all engineers!  Calling all artists!  Can the effects of language escape language itself?  

It would not be an exaggeration to call Geek Sublime the only book of its kind, regardless of the long history of equating art and programming.  Its pages move eloquently and intelligently between poetry and mathematical figures.  Chandra carefully breaks down the assumptions "geeks" possess of artists and vice versa, specifically that all artists have an irresistibly sexy swagger and all programmers are famous, rich, and influential.  

Come see Vikram Chandra in conversation with Nick Taylor as they discuss everything from logic gates, literary modernism, tech geek machismo, the Silicon Valley's "Indian Mafia," and the writings of the eleventh-century Kashmiri thinker Abhinavagupta.


Vikram Chandra is the author of three highly acclaimed works of fiction, most recently "Sacred Games," which won the 2006 Hutch Crossword Award. Chandra lives in Oakland and teaches at UC Berkeley.

Nick Taylor is the author of the historical novels The Disagreement and Father Junípero's Confessor. He has also published a thriller, The Setup Man, under the pseudonym T.T. Monday.

Ticket Information:

$25.00 -- Premier Ticket. Includes 1 copy of "Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty", premier seating, and priority in the signing line.
$12.00 -- General Admission. Does not include book.

The book will be available for pickup at the event.

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Kepler's Books (View)
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary
Other > Technology

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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