For those who are interested, here's my current schedule. Thanks to the ever efficient folks at Boskone for getting this out well in advance of the con.Friday, February 17th7:00 PM Ghosts on TV: Why are there so many spirits on the screen these days?
Patricia Bray, Don D'Ammassa, MaryAnn Johanson, Paul Levinson, Faye Ringel (M)
While the traditional ghost story is slow to revive, ghosts in episodic TV are now commonplace. What is behind this phenomenon in series from "Rescue Me," "Ghost Whisperer" and the like? How do the hauntings (benevolent or malevolent) affect the show and the audience?
Saturday, February 18th
10:00 AM Reading (half-hour) Patricia Bray
Reading from THE FIRST BETRAYAL for those who are awake.
1:00 PM The Books That Ate My House
Patricia Bray(M), Don D'Ammassa, Geary Gravel, Parris McBride, Joe Siclari
When SF fans admit (with a certain embarrassment, to be sure) "I have piles," they may not mean what outsiders think. Let's talk about the challenges of living with way too many books, confess (OK, boast) about how many we have, and discuss possible solutions. Tesseract-shaped bookcases? Beating fuel prices in inventive new ways (hmm, what *is* the insulating value of paper?)? Or even (shudder) getting rid of some....?
2:30 PM Literary Beer Patricia Bray
The custom printed M&M's will make their Boskone debut at my table :-)
4:00 PM Broad Universe RapidFire Reading
Seven authors in one hour. There's bound to be something to please
everyone. Reading: Patricia Bray, M. J. Danville, Jennifer Dunne jennifer_dunne, Elaine Isaak, Jennifer Pelland jenwrites, Wen Spencer wen_spencer, Phoebe Wray.
Sunday, February 19th
10:00 AM The Happy Peasant
Judith Berman, Patricia Bray, Susan Hanniford Crowley, Joshua B. Palmatier, Tamora Pierce (M)
Description to follow.
1:00 PM Autographing Patricia Bray
Schedule is subject to change, as always.