S2E25: Lisa Yaszek Interview – A Reader's History of Science Fiction
In the series finale, I interview Dr. Lisa Yaszek, a sci-fi historian from Georgia Tech, about where we can expect science fiction to go in the future. Dr. Yaszek's recommendations: Wormwood Trilogy by Tade Thompson The Matrix Sunspot Jungle, ed. Bill Campbell Other works discussed: Binti Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor "The Sixth World" by Nanobah Becker The Stars are Legion by Kameron Hurley The Universe of Xuya series by Aliette de Bodard Unstoppable series by Charlie Jane Anders
In this episode, I interview David Brin, author of the Uplift Series, The Postman, Existence, and many more.
David Brin’s website.
Advice for new writers.
Sample chapters of many of Brin’s books.
Brin’s recommended reading list.
Brin on Robert Heinlein.
Recommended essay: “The World, the Flesh, and the Devil” by J. D. Bernal.