#13 – Isaac Asimov Part II: Robots

Despite his often inconsistent writing, Philip K. Dick is notable for having more film adaptations of his novels and short stories than almost every other sci-fi author, making him one of the most important writers of the New Wave. Here, we explore an overview of his work. Book recommendation: Time Out of Joint Ryan Britt on Dick's writing style. Other books mentioned: The Man in the High Castle Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? A Scanner Darkly
  1. #20 – Philip K. Dick
  2. #19 – The New Wave
  3. #18 – Movies in the Golden Age
  4. #17 – Arthur C. Clarke
  5. #16 – Ray Bradbury

We continue our exploration of the work of Isaac Asimov with a study of his Robot Series and an introduction to robot fiction in general, which he shaped in ways that remain important to this day.

Book recommendation: I, Robot by Isaac Asimov.

Other works reviewed:
R.U.R. by Karel Čapek
The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
The Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov
I, Robot (2004 film)

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About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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1 Response to #13 – Isaac Asimov Part II: Robots

  1. rotwhiler says:

    Loving the podcast. Great work!

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