Archive for January 2020

David and Perry discuss:

  • Best movies 2019 -- Perry

    • Avengers - Infinity War
    • Captain Marvel
    • All Is True
    • Knives Out
    • John Wick Chapter 3
  • Best Movies 2019 -- David
    • Mortal Engines
    • First Man
    • Re-watched movies
  • Best TV 2019 --Perry
    • Game of Thrones
    • For All Mankind
    • Mr Mercedes
  • Best TV -- David
    • For All Mankind
    • Morning Wars
    • Good Omens
    • The Boys
    • Goliath
  • Trying to keep up
  • The Hugo Time Machine -- 1960
    • Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
    • Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine
    • Short Fiction nominees
    • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
    • The Twilight Zone
  • The Outsider by Stephen King
  • Wind-up

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Our longest episode yet! Perry and David discuss the Australian bushfire crisis and look back at the best books they read in 2019:

  • Australian bushfire crisis
  • Overview of 2019 reading -- David
  • Overview of 2020 reading -- Perry
  • SF & Fantasy -- David
    • Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis
    • Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
    • The Power by Naomi Alderman
    • The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
    • The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North
  • SF -- Perry
    • Blackfish City
    • Red Moon by Kim Stanley Robinson
    • The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
    • Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
    • Embers of War by Gareth Powell
  • Honourable Mentions -- Perry
  • Honourable Mentions -- David
  • Fantasy -- Perry
    • Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle
    • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
    • Fire And Blood by George R. R Martin
    • Witchmark by C. L. Polk
  • Literary Fiction -- David
    • Standard Ebooks
    • Tono-Bungay by H. G. Wells
    • Middlemarch by George Eliot
    • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
    • Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton
    • Honourable Mentions -- David
  • Literary Fiction -- Perry
    • To the Islands by Randolph Stowe
    • Possession by A. S. Byatt
    • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
    • The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    • The Plains by Gerald Murnane
    • Honourable Mentions -- Perry
  • Horror -- Perry
    • Experimental Film by Gemma Files
    • Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
    • The Outsider by Stephen King
  • Crime/Thriller -- David
    • The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
    • Lady Audley's Secret by M. E. Braddon
    • Moskva by Jack Grimwood
    • Crimson Lake and Redemption Point by Candice Fox
    • Honourable Mentions -- David
  • Crime -- Perry
    • Sands of Windee by Arthur Upfield
    • The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
    • Kill Shot by Garry Disher
    • The Lost Man by Jane Harper
    • Redemption Point by Candice Fox
    • Honourable Mentions -- Perry
  • Best Thriller/Spy -- Perry
    • Smiley's People by John Le Carre
    • The Chain by Adrian McKinty
  • Young Adult -- David
    • The Secret Commonwealth by Phillip Pulman
    • Fever Crumb trilogy by Phillip Reeve
  • Young Adult -- Perry
    • Gifts by Ursula K Le Guin
    • Greenwitch by Susan Cooper
  • Anthologies & Single-Author Collections -- Perry
    • The Years Best Science Fiction : 33rd Annual Collection Edited by Gardner Dozois
    • The Best Science Fiction of the Year Volume 2 Edited by Neil Clarke
    • The Best SF&F of the Year: Volume Eleven Edited by Jonathan Stahan
    • Short Fiction by H. G. Wells
    • The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle
    • The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu
    • The Custodians and Other Stories by Richard Cowper
  • Novellas -- Perry
    • Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells
    • Time Was by Ian Mcdonald
    • Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan
    • Permafrost by Alastair Reynolds
    • Honourable Mentions -- Perry
  • Non-Fiction -- David
    • Blockbuster by Lucy Sussex
    • Doing Justice by Preet Bharara
    • South by Ernest Shackleton
    • Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee
    • A Mind Unraveled by Kurt Eichenwald
    • Honourable Mentions -- David
  • Non Fiction -- Perry
    • On Writing by Stephen King
    • Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
    • Sagaland by Kari Gislason and Richard Fidler
    • Underland by Robert Macfarlane
    • The Shelf Life of Zora Cross by Cathy Perkins
  • Honourable Mentions -- Perry
  • Best Overall -- David
  • Best Overall -- Perry
  • Looking forward to -- David
  • Looking forward to -- Perry
  • Food for the soul
  • Wind-Up

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