Anomaly: Sci-Fi / Fantasy Geek Chats (books)
Fun, conversational episodes since 2007 on Sci-fi / Fantasy and geek culture. We cover: fan conventions, sci fi fantasy TV, book, movies and more. In addition to the 50 episodes available here, you'll find many, many more at anomalypodcast.com.

KC and Sue discuss the Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, which happens to be one of KC’s favorite books and filmed adaptations. Visit anomalypodcast.com for show notes.

Direct download: AS_JonathanStrange.mp3
Category:books -- posted at: 6:07pm CDT
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In this episode Jen and Angela are back to chat about the first novel in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series entitled: Eye of the World. Which WoT faction do you belong to?

They talked about the prequel novel: New Spring, in this episode: http://traffic.libsyn.com/anomaly/Anomaly_WoTNewSpringReRelease.mp3

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Category:books -- posted at: 2:21am CDT

Anomaly | An intro to The Wheel of Time & The Prequel: New Spring

Happy Father's Day! In this episode from 2009, Angela and I discussed the prequel novel to The Wheel of Time called: New Spring. We also introduced listeners to the awesome world and characters of Robert Jordan. Angela's little one was sick and we weren't able to record this time but, we'll be back next time with the discussion about the first book: "Eye of the World". 

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Category:books -- posted at: 11:33pm CDT

In this mid-May episode of Anomaly Supplemental, KC and Sue discuss their feelings about reading Every Anxious Wave, and they transition into the topic of not liking certain geek projects, guilt or lack of guilt, gatekeeping, etc.

 

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Category:books -- posted at: 7:52am CDT

In this episode of Anomaly Supplemental, KC and Sue discuss Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novel of the Year.

The Left Hand of Darkness is regularly cited in discussions of gender and sexuality in science-fiction, but also touches on concepts of interpersonal relationship, international politics, patriotism, fear, and more. It is "among the first books published in the feminist science fiction genre and the most famous example of androgyny in science fiction" (Wikipedia). And it is often on lists of the best science fiction books, and almost always on top ten lists of feminist sci-fi and/or books by women sci-fi authors. So we both felt that it was about time we read it...

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Direct download: AS-LeftHandOfDarkness.mp3
Category:books -- posted at: 1:55pm CDT