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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. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster […]

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? Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like […]

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. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” […]

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 […]

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. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog […]

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

Luke and Juliane mix many metaphors to talk about Polity Agent by Neal Asher. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: […]

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. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs […]

Bonus Audio: Juggling Podcast 032 – The Science Fiction Future of Juggling

Luke and Juliane imagine what the establishing shot would look like when the protagonist of a Disney movie visits a juggling convention 500 years in the future. To support us on Patreon, head over to Patreon.com/lukeburrage

SFBRP #460 – David Wellington – The Last Astronaut

Luke and Juliane review a novel that made them feel dumb and angry: The Last Astronaut by David Wellington Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: […]

SFBRP #459 – Kim Stanley Robinson – Pacific Edge – Three Californias Triptych #3

After 12 years, Luke finally reads the third book of Kim Stanley Robinson’s Three Californias Triptych: Pacific Edge. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog […]