Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bonus Audio: Reading Envy 044 – Of Survival and Memory

I was a guest on Jenny’s Reading Envy podcast. We had a lot of fun, talking about non-fiction “left for dead” book choices inspired by the recent release of the Martian movie, memoirs and memories, and stories of the stories of science fiction.

Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 044: Of Survival and Memory.

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Book selections:

Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man’s Miraculous Survival
by Joe Simpson
This Earth of Mankind
(Buru Quartet #1) by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Left for Dead: The Untold Story of the Tragic 1979 Fastnet Race

by Nick Ward and Sinead O’Brien, read by Simon Vance
The Liars’ Club: A Memoir
by Mary Karr
The Secret History of Star Wars
by Michael Kaminski
The Chimes

by Anna Smaill

More mentions:
Touching the void (documentary)
Everest (film)
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
by Jon Krakauer
Into Thin Air (film)
BBC film reviews podcast 
Hello Internet podcast
Traveler’s Century Club list of nations
The Art of Memoir
by Mary Karr
Star Wars Episode 7 (film)
A Little Life
by Hanya Yanagihara
Serpent in Paradise
by Dea Birkett
We Dream of Water
by Srdjan Smajić
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
by Claire North
Luke’s review of the North

And check Luke out juggling in all the places!

Related Episodes:
Episode 017Homeric Radiation at Lake Inverness with guest Luke Burrage
Episode 032Her Smoke Rose Up Forever with Luke Burrage, crosspost with SFBRP podcast

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Luke’s podcast/blog, Science Fiction Book Review Podcast
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Jenny on Twitter
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SFBRP #289 – Ann Leckie – Ancillary Sword

SFBRP #289 - Ann Leckie - Ancillary Sword

Luke reviews Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie.

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