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01.15.2019 | Steve Legomsky signs and discusses “The Picobe Dilemma” | Free

January 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Categories: Literature & Poetry


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Left Bank Books welcomes local author and Washington University professor Steve Legomsky, who will sign and discuss his new novel, “The Picobe Dilemma”!

This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of “The Picobe Dilemma” from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.

Brilliant neurosurgeon Jason Stramm doesn’t believe there is an afterlife. And this distresses him no end. He cannot fathom that one day he will forever cease to exist. So he sets out to create the practical equivalent of eternal life. Jason discovers that the human brain permanently stores every memory it has ever recorded, even after death. If only he could access all those memories and store them digitally, he could replay the entirety of a person’s experience over and over, forever. Jason plunges in. But, as his project progresses, he is increasingly tormented by psychological demons, steering him along a risky path to possible psychic destruction. Can he stop himself?

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