Award-winning fantasy writer China Miéville reveals himself through his six favourite books in this new feature on The Guardian Books Podcast.
Tagged with “science” (24)
This week the Guys hitch a ride to a galaxy far, far away as they review Timithy Zahn’s, Outbound Flight. (http://www.guyscanread.com/)
The podcast highlight for Episode 131 of Forgotten Classics. (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com/)
An early short story by legendary science fiction author Philip K. Dick. (http://2xrainbow.com/audiotome/category/podcast)
But the plane just stopped, and hung there, nose tipped at a slight angle, mere feet from the building.
And that’s when the figure — the one people call the Ambassador, or the Doctor, or the Outsider, or the Professor, or a hundred other names — appeared. Just a middle-aged man in a white lab coat, with steel-rimmed glasses and graying hair. His image filled the air above the jetliner, like the dome of the sky had been transformed into an IMAX movie screen.
He said, “People of Earth, I have a message for you.”
Rated PG for ennui and futility of life. (http://escapepod.org/)
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he’s done. Then he reads another. (http://www.sfbrp.com/)
Featured on Episode 122 of Forgotten Classics (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com)
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he’s done. Then he reads another.(http://www.sfbrp.com/)
Featured in Episode 122 of Forgotten Classics (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com)
From Interzone 194, September and October 2004 (http://transmissionsfrombeyond.com)
Featured on Episode 121 of Forgotten Classics (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com)
Scientists have found hundreds of big, gassy planets that orbit close to "their" star, though solar systems with small rocky planets, like ours, have been elusive. This might be because they are hard to detect using existing techniques, but an astronomer says he’s getting a bit nervous. He doesn’t want to think that we are the exception rather than the rule. (http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125468427)
Featured on Forgotten Classics, episode 119 (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com)
She was a gorilla. Barb was a human. And between them, the strangest thing happened. (http://www.npr.org/rss/rss.php?id=5500502)
Featured as podcast highlight on Forgotten Classics, episode 119. (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com)
In this third chapter of our story, the children awake after the accident … just in time to see their mother stolen away by shadows and death. (http://www.tmcamp.com/works/assam-darjeeling/)
Featured as the podcast highlight on Forgotten Classics, episode 112
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