#46 – Science Fiction Today

Techno-thrillers are a surprisingly fuzzy category that sits at the border of sci-fi and suspense. In this episode, I give an overview of the subgenre and the different ways it can be classified. Book recommendation: Delta-v by Daniel Suarez Sam Boush on the categories of techno-thrillers. My review of Delta-v. Other books discussed: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
  1. S2E8: Techno-Thrillers
  2. S2E7: Catch-Up Episode #3: Marvel Movies
  3. S2E6: Anime Science Fiction
  4. S2E5: Paul Frommer Interview
  5. S2E4: Catch-Up Episode #2: Monster Movies

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

Other books discussed:
The Lady Astronaut series by Mary Robinette Kowal
The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

Check out this episode!

About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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2 Responses to #46 – Science Fiction Today

  1. TPS says:

    The two Worlds Without End links and the “N.K. Jemison on …” link all go to the same Worlds Without End page.

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