The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 240): The Most Accessible SciFi Novel For A New Genre Reader

In episode 240 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester, Sarah Chorn, Paul Weimer, Kristin Centorcelli, and Jeff Patterson, discuss the most accessible Science Fiction Novels they know for someone just coming into genre fiction.


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17 thoughts on “The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 240): The Most Accessible SciFi Novel For A New Genre Reader”

  1. Oh, and re: the people from the future in Connie Willis’s Doomsday. Something just makes me want to slap them in the face.

  2. What was the name of the book talked about with the children who don’t need to sleep? Sorry, missed that title? Thanks in advance.

  3. On the same note as Paul’s Moon recommendation, there’s always Keyes’ Flowers for Algernon. Or even Orwell’s 1984 (I’d argue Zamyatin’s We is the better book)

    1. I lurked on this one when it was recorded…but I don’t recall the title. Do you have the time stamp where it was mentioned in this episode?

  4. OK I think there is a very obvious choice that was overlooked. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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