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Monthly Archives: August 2021

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: […]