Announcing John Scalzi’s EPIC In-Person Tour With The Kaiju Preservation Society

John Scalzi’s last book, The Last Emperox, came out in April 2020—which meant that unfortunately a multi-week tour that was planned had to be cancelled at the last minute.

Since then, Scalzi found himself writing a very different kind of book—with his trademark imagination and wit, Scalzi turns a pandemic story into not only an addictive escapist adventure in The Kaiju Preservation Society.

And he’s now excited to set off on a tour of EPIC proportions—join Scalzi at a bookstore near you, or join online too!

The Kaiju Preservation Society is John Scalzi’s first standalone adventure since the conclusion of his New York Times bestselling Interdependency trilogy.

When COVID-19 sweeps through New York City, Jamie Gray is stuck as a dead-end driver for food delivery apps. That is, until Jamie makes a delivery to an old acquaintance, Tom, who works at what he calls “an animal rights organization.” Tom’s team needs a last-minute grunt to handle things on their next field visit. Jamie, eager to do anything, immediately signs on.

What Tom doesn’t tell Jamie is that the animals his team cares for are not here on Earth. Not our Earth, at least. In an alternate dimension, massive dinosaur-like creatures named Kaiju roam a warm and human-free world. They’re the universe’s largest and most dangerous panda and they’re in trouble.

It’s not just the Kaiju Preservation Society who have found their way to the alternate world. Others have, too. And their carelessness could cause millions back on our Earth to die.


In-Person Events

Tue March 15th
Flyleaf Books (Chapel Hill, NC), 5:00 PM
Event details here

Wed March 16th
Eagle Eye (Decatur, GA), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Thur March 17th
Fountain Bookstore (Richmond, VA), 6:00 PM
Event details here

Fri March 18th
Brookline Booksmith (Boston, MA), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Sat March 19th
the United Theater/Savoy Bookshop  (Westerly, RI), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Tue March 22nd
Cuyahoga County Library (Parma, OH), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Wed March 23rd
Boulder Books (Boulder, CO), 6:30 PM
Event details here

Thur March 24th
Prairie Lights (Iowa City, IA), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Fri March 25th
St Louis County Library/The Novel Neighbor (St.Louis, MO), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Fri April 1
Hoboken Literary Festival / Little City Books (Hoboken, NJ), 7:00 PM
Event details here

Sun May 15
American Writers Festival (Chicago, IL)
Event details here

Sat May 21
Gaithersburg Book Festival (Gaithersburg, MD)
Event details here

Virtual Events

Mon March 14th
Barnes and Noble, 7:00 PM ET
Event details here

Sun March 20
Poisoned Pen, 5:00 PM EST
Event details here

Please note, all events are subject to change, so please check with each bookstore for details, and additional events may be announced.


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