Oct. 26: Frankenstein and other Victorian science fiction

Michael Sims discuss the importance of Victorian science fiction literature, and why the genre and its themes remain relevant today, as presented in his new book, at S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave.

In Frankenstein Dreams, Sims has gathered many of the very finest stories of Victorian science fiction, some by classic writers such as Jules Verne, Mary Shelley, and H.G. Wells, but many that will surprise general readers. Hear

A book signing follows his discussion.

The free event runs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26.