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The Invisible Hand: Science Fiction Meets Economic Fact

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1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

The Invisible Hand: Science Fiction Meets Economic Fact
Date: 11/16/2017
Time: 6:30 PM TO 8:30 PM

Fatty’s Pub and Grille
1312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone:
8157534751

How are anxieties about our technologically advanced world shaping economics and art? In National Book Award Winner M.T. Anderson’s latest novel, Landscape with Invisible Hand, humans are invited to participate in a galactic economy, but struggle to adjust to a market run by aliens and ruined by alien technology. Join Anderson and Dr. Tammy Batson, Director for NIU’s Center for Economic Education, for a lively discussion on economics, extraterrestrials, and the invisible hands that control our lives. This event is free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase. M.T. Anderson’s books will be available for purchase. Book sales benefit community programs.

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