Archive for March 2020

In a special Crime episode Perry and David, with special guest Dr. Lucy Sussex, discuss:

  • Social distancing

    • Clarification
  • Follow-up - Nebula Awards Voting
  • Gone By Midnight by Candice Fox
  • Hades, Eden, Fall by Candice Fox
  • The Broken Shore by Peter Temple
  • November Road by Lou Berney
  • Peace by Garry Disher
  • Books we're looking forward to
    • The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
    • Hugo nominated novellas and novels
    • A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler
  • Our plans

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David and Perry discuss:

  • The Coronavirus Epidemic
  • How we rate books
  • Touch~Claire North
  • Hugo Awards for 2020
  • A Memory Called Empire~Arkady Martine
  • Infinite Detail~Tim Maughan
  • The Wicked Girls~Alex Marwood
  • The Mermaids Singing~Val McDermid
  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January~Alix E. Harrow
  • Daemon Voices~Philip Pullman
  • Clockwork~Philip Pullman
  • I Was a Rat~Philip Pullman
  • Blue Moon~Lee Child
  • Interview with Lucy Sussex
    • The Arsonist~Cloe Hooper
    • Kinglake-350~Adrian Hyland
    • The Wasp and the Orchid~Danielle Clode
    • Viv Albertine
    • Patrick Parker's Progress~Mavis Cheek
    • Farthing, Ha'Penny, Half a Crown~Jo Walton
    • Swastika Night~Katharine Burdekin
    • Generation Loss~Elizabeth Hand
    • Peace~Gary Disher
  • Interview with W. H. Chong
    • Black Leopard, Red Wolf~Marlon James
    • Red Moon~Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Lanny~Max Porter
    • Grief is a Thing With Feathers~Max Porter
    • Best SF of the Year~Strahan
    • Blackfish City~Sam J. Miller
    • The Wandering Earth collection~Liu Cixin
    • On the Beach~Neville Shute
    • How to Write an Autobiographical Novel~Alexander Chee
    • In the Garden of Beasts~Eric Larsen
    • Agency~William Gibson
    • The Rain Heron~Robbie Arnott
  • Windup

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In this special episode, Perry and David speak to Rob Gerrand, Bruce Gillespie and Carey

  • Norstrilia Press Interview

    • How Norstrilia Press got started
    • Coming up with the name
    • Philip K. Dick - Electric Shepherd
    • Stanislaw Lem article sets off controversy
    • The Altered I (workshop book)
    • Rob Gerrand's involvement
    • The View From the Edge
    • Moon in the Ground by Keith Antill
    • Other SF publishers in Australia
    • Typesetting
    • Sales and Distribution
    • Roles of Carey, Bruce and Rob
    • Dancing Dragons by Damien Broderick
    • Transmutations
    • Stellar Gauge - Dreaming Dragons - Roger Zelazny poems
    • Academic studies of SF in the U.S.
    • Dreaming Dragons
    • Lavington Pugh by Jay Bland
    • Getting Reviews
    • The Plains by Gerald Murnane
    • Dreamworks anthology
    • An Unusual Angle by Greg Egan
    • In the Heart or in the Head by George Turner
    • Landscape with Landscape by Gerald Murnane
    • Funding problems
    • Down Deep scandal
    • Looking back on it
    • The role of Hyland House
  • Wind-up

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