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NOVEL - Last Stop Before Tomorrow by Tim Hicks

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NOVEL - Last Stop Before Tomorrow by Tim Hicks

Oregon author Tim Hicks announces a book reading and signing of his new novel Last Stop Before Tomorrow at Copperfield’s Books in Sebastopol.

Tim will introduce his new novel, Last Stop Before Tomorrow, at a reading on Saturday April 30th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Copperfield’s Books, 138 N. Main St., Sebastopol, California. Tim will introduce the characters, talk about the genesis of the book and its themes, read selections from the book, and sign copies. 

Last Stop Before Tomorrow tackles the challenging topic of climate change and involves three main characters, a brilliant computer geek with dual PhD’s in mathematics and philosophy (male), an artist (painter, female), and the CEO (male) of an international energy company (think Exxon, Shell) who are inexorably drawn together as they wrestle with the riddles, paradoxes, and dilemmas of climate change, technology, and creativity and as they search for answers to the human predicament and their own lives. They are swept along on their journey accompanied by the figures of Prometheus, bringer of fire, and Pandora, the inquisitive, who figure prominently in the story and whose legacies also hang in the balance as they wonder if the outcome will be tragic or transcendent.

Readers have said of the book, “The writing is brilliant. It’s not just a story, it’s an experience.” and, “What an extraordinary tale, and told with such depth and passion, so elegantly crafted. The book has sweep, velocity, and power. Kept me on the edge of my seat to the end.” and, “This book is one of my favorite reads in a long time. It's fun, full of radiant characters, and so crowded with history, philosophy, and science.” and, “It’s been a long time since I have read a book where the language and ideas are so rich. Not something I tear though, but rather something I savor.” and, “This is truly an amazing book! It gets better and better as one turns the pages and moves to the exciting though unsettling ending.”

Tim Hicks is a writer by day and night and a mediator/facilitator by day. He is the co-author of the nonfiction book “The Process of Business/Environmental Collaborations: Partnering for Sustainability” and a number of articles in the conflict resolution field, including “Embodied Conflict: Perspectives on the Neurophysiology of Conflict. This is his first novel. He is also the author of the chapbook of poems, “Whispers and Wanting”. 

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