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SF Crossing the Gulf (Episode 09): Children of God

Welcome back for Season 2, Part 1 of SF Crossing the Gulf!

Here’s our notional reading list for the coming season:

  • Children of God, Mary Doria Russell
  • Jagannath, Karin Tidbeck
  • Starmaker, Olaf Stapledon
  • Till We Have Faces, C. S. Lewis
  • Shadow of the Torturer, Gene Wolfe
  • Napier’s Bones, Derryl Murphy
  • Selected short fiction of Cordwainer Smith [TBD]
  • Flatland, Edwin Abbott
  • Distances, Vandana Singh
  • “Single Bit Error”, Ken Liu

With all rights reserved to change our minds, of course. And if you’re just joining us: SPOILER ALERT! We want to discuss these books in detail, and we can’t do that if we’re pretending that no one knows the ending.

About Karen Burnham (82 Articles)
Karen is vocationally an engineer and avocationally a sf/f reviewer and critic. She has worked on the Orion and Dream Chaser spacecraft and written for SFSignal, Strange Horizons, and Locus Magazine.

6 Comments on SF Crossing the Gulf (Episode 09): Children of God

  1. I’ve read a number of these, but spoiler warning taken.

    And hurrah, Crossing the Gulf is back!

  2. I am in the midst of reading Jagannath right now. It is quite the experience. A good one, but very different than much of the short fiction I normally read.

  3. Maybe you should discuss The Best of All Possible Worlds. I hear that’s pretty good.

  4. Scott Laz // February 6, 2013 at 1:40 pm //

    I’m glad to see this return… The lineup looks very interesting!

  5. Embarrassingly excited to see Stapledon on your list.

  6. Hey Karen and Karen.

    If you were to do The Gods Themselves in a Season 3 of the podcast, I think that would be a swell idea. Especially what you think of the middle section.

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