Friday, October 25, 2019


Hybrid. Should your book club select Jeanette Winterson’s novel titled, Frankissstein, be prepared to open more wine as questions explored in the novel will lead to more questions. She weaves two stories: the familiar Mary Shelley story and a contemporary story featuring a transgender doctor who works in cryogenics. Questions arise about the purpose of the body, the meaning of life, defining our identity and following our desires. Will we be a hybrid of body and machine? After the second glass of wine at book club, let the likely conversation about sexbots meander toward laughter. Then ask another deep question. Rating: Four-star (I like it) Click here to purchase Frankissstein from

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