Short holiday review of The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher.
In this Episode of Science Fiction Double Feature, I talk to author Sylvain Neuvel about Waking Gods, the second book in the the Themis File series. Then we find out how we’d actually try to translate an alien language with Professor of Linguistics Daniel Harbour.
American War is Omar El Akkad’s first (first!) novel and about 50% through reading it, I wasn’t sure if my heart would be able to take anymore. But the characters and the story were just too compelling that I got pulled back every time I tried to put it down. I finally blitzed the last 40% or so …
It’s now ten years from the end of Sleeping Giants and not much has changed. Kara and Vincent still control Themis, the giant robot assembled by Dr. Rose Franklin and her team. And then things…happen.
Hidden Figures looks at the careers of three black women in NASA (all amazing mathematicians): Katherine G Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan. It mixes their history alongside that of events in the United States, such as the Civil Rights Movement and the Cold War.
In this Episode of Science Fiction Double Feature, I talk to author V E Schwab about A Conjuring of Light, the third and final installment of the Shades of Magic Series. Then we find out what 18th century London would have really been like with Professor of Urban History, Tim Hitchcock.
A Conjuring of Light is the the third and final book in the Shades of Magic Series by V E Schwab.