The Science and Science Fiction of Genetic Engineering and Life Extension

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016Time: 7:30 pm
Location:  Show map Berkeley Branch 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
Contact: Rachel WhittomPhone: 510-848-0237 x142Email:


An Evening with Jamie Metzl

Join us for a special conversation with acclaimed Jewish author Jamie Metzl. His newest book, Eternal Sonata, imagines a future global struggle to control the science of human life extension. Futurist Ray Kurzweil calls the book “brilliant,” and bestselling author August Cole calls Metzl “the first great thriller writer of the genetics age.”

Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council, novelist, blogger, syndicated columnist, media commentator, and expert in Asian affairs and biotechnology policy. He appears regularly on national and international media discussing Asian economic and political issues. His syndicated columns and other writing on Asian affairs, genetics, virtual reality, and other topics are featured regularly in publications around the world.