It’s a jam-packed episode this week with great news for Ann Leckie and Andy Weir, our wrap-up of Alif the Unseen, kickoff of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep and the determination that it’s OK to hate the book I love.
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WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Coffee. We’re both drinking coffee because we did this show in the morning.
Sandra: Ann Leckie announced on her website that her novel Ancillary Justice has been optioned for television by Fox Television Studios
Tamahome: G. Willow Wilson takes over (all female) X-men after her successful Ms. Marvel stint
Joe Informatico: The already stellar cast of The Martian adaptation gains Chiwetel Ejiofor, officially making it the greatest film in the annals of celluloid.
Nick: The Hemingwrite
Book Discussion: The Many-Coloured Land by Julian May suggested by Ralff Windwalker
Next time we’ll discuss The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Leguin suggested by Carrie Smith. Post your thoughts to the thread and we’ll discuss more about them next time!
Find more upcoming releases at swordandlaser.com/calendar
BARE YOUR SWORD
Will: Amazon wants your vote on which books to publish. Amazon introduces the Kindle Scout program
Trike: Counting With Covers!
Nick: I tell the previous story as a metaphor(is that the right word?) for the times when a book is really really loved and popular and you read it and don’t like it but feel something must be wrong with you because you don’t get it.
Dara: I recently finished reading Nexus and Crux by Ramez Naam.
David: eBook-only series
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Kickoff: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick