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Cover to Cover #270: Anne McCaffrey / David Anthony Durham

Interview #1: Michael, Summer, Brian and Michael talk with Anne McCaffrey about what it's like to write in a universe that's so well and widely known, the lengths she goes to to research her stories; and what it's like to open up her Pern universe to new stories by her son, Todd. She also tells us about working with the Writers of the Future to help bring along the next next generation of writers and storytellers.

Interview #2: Next up, talk with award-winning historical novelist David Anthony Durham about Acacia, his first foray into epic fantasy with a multicultural story rich in mythology and history of a kingdom under siege, and the tale of exiled children determined to undo their father's legacy of a tyrannical rule, and rebuild their kingdom into one based on freedom and dignity.   [Read more...]

Cover to Cover #344A: Ebooks in 2009

Listener Review: Ben in Tampa tells us about his ebook reader: the Nintendo DS handheld game device. The software that makes this possible is open source, and DS Libris is the application that turns the Nintendo DS into a book-like format, and with the R4 flash cartridge, you can put your own content in the device. There is also a commercial Nintendo DS ebook app you can buy that contains 100 classic books, including Shakespeare, Dickens, but it appears to only be available from Amazon UK   [Read more...]

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The Martian is a decent hard Science Fiction novel and I certainly didn't regret reading it. I just wish there was more substance to the protagonist's side of the story.   [Read more...]

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Review: "Pandemic" by Scott Sigler

Podcast novelist (and self-proclaimed future dark overlord) Scott Sigler burst onto the horror scene a couple of years ago Infected. If you've read (or listened to) Sigler's original novel, I need only say two words to make you shudder involuntarily -- chicken scissors.   [Read more...]

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