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A Reader's History of Science Fiction

Apr 27, 2020

Several books widely regarded as the first science fiction novels date back as far as the sixteenth century, but most of these weren't dramatic stories at all, but were satirical instead. In this episode, I explore how satire contributed to the genre of science fiction.

Book recommendation: Gulliver's Travels by...

Apr 13, 2020

In this first episode, I explain how I developed the idea of this podcast, what I mean by science fiction, and how this podcast will proceed. A preview for the rest of the series.

The cover art is the heart of the Tarantula Nebula as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope.