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SFBRP #469 – Alastair Reynolds – Absolution Gap – Revelation Space #3

SFBRP #469 - Alastair Reynolds - Absolution Gap - Revelation Space #3

Luke and Juliane talk about a book VERY full of science fiction goodness: Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds.

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SFBRP #468 – Fritz Leiber – The Big Time

SFBRP #468 - Fritz Leiber - The Big Time

Luke checks out an early Hugo Award winning novel The Big Time by Fritz Leiber.

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SFBRP #467 – David Brin – The Postman

SFBRP #467 - David Brin - The Postman

Luke talks to Juliane about The Postman by David Brin.

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SFBRP #466 – Nathan Lowell – Quarter Share – Golden Age of the Solar Clipper #1

SFBRP #466 - Nathan Lowell - Quarter Share - Golden Age of the Solar Clipper #1

Luke tells Juliane about a book with no conflict and no drama: Quarter Share by Nathan Lowell.

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Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

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SFBRP #465 – Susanna Clarke – Piranesi

SFBRP #465 - Susanna Clarke - Piranesi

Was Luke correct that Juliane should skip Piranesi by Susanna Clarke? Juliane read it to find out! And does a rational reading of a book about pre-rational minds work?

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Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

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SFBRP #464 – Scott Meyer – Grand Theft Astro

SFBRP #464 - Scott Meyer - Grand Theft Astro

Luke and Juliane discuss a novel by one of Luke’s favourite web comic authors, Grand Theft Astro by Scott Meyer.

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Bonus: AI Sci-Fi Nexus Ep. 1.1 – Introducing “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” by Ted Chiang

Sidd and Luke talk about why they picked the novella “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” as their first example of fictional artificial intelligence development, and propose some questions to keep in mind while reading the story.

The YouTube version of this episode can be found here: https://youtu.be/nznq9RagtN0

This story can be found in the collection “Exhalation” by Ted Chiang:
https://www.amazon.com/Exhalation-Ted-Chiang-audiobook/dp/B07PHLFB1H/

AI Sci-Fi Nexus is a collaboration between:

Siddharth Krishnan, Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of University of North Carolina in Charlotte:
https://webpages.uncc.edu/~skrish21/

Luke Burrage, Science Fiction Book Review Podcast:
https://www.sfbrp.com

More about “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” by Ted Chiang:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lifecycle_of_Software_Objects

SFBRP #463 – Elizabeth Bear – Ancestral Night – White Space #1

SFBRP #463 - Elizabeth Bear - Ancestral Night - White Space #1

While camping on their honeymoon, Luke tells Juliane about his reading experience of Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear.

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SFBRP #462 – Neal Asher – Polity Agent – Agent Cormac #4

SFBRP #462 - Neal Asher - Polity Agent - Agent Cormac #4

Luke and Juliane mix many metaphors to talk about Polity Agent by Neal Asher.

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SFBRP #461 – For All Mankind – Seasons 1 & 2

SFBRP #461 - For All Mankind - Seasons 1 & 2

Luke and Juliane recommend For All Mankind on Apple TV+, and Luke’s scars from reading The Calculating Stars are healed.

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Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog

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Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

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