Writer’s History #6 – David Brin

#46 – Science Fiction Today A Reader's History of Science Fiction

In the final episode of Season 1, we explore the state of the science fiction genre in the present day. Book recommendation: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Worlds Without End's list of sci-fi classics Worlds Without End's customizable list N. K. Jemisin on the Broken Earth trilogy Edit: corrected links. Other books discussed: The Lady Astronaut series by Mary Robinette Kowal The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
  1. #46 – Science Fiction Today
  2. Bonus Episode: More Alternate History
  3. #45 – Young Adult Dystopias
  4. #44 – The Children's Sci-Fi Renaissance
  5. #43 – Solar System Exploration

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.

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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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