In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: Duran Duran: Careless Memories by Denis O’Regan and The Slow Road to Tehran: A Revelatory Bike Ride Through Europe and the Middle East by Rebecca Lowe. Then Dave highlights three books he was excited to see honored with Hugo Awards for sci-fi. [transcript]
The Hugo Award winners we discussed: A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine; A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers; Beowulf: A New Translation by Maria Dahvana Headley; and Never Say You Can’t Survive by Charlie Jane Anders.
Watch 25 literary luminaries (Neil Gaiman, Robin Sloane, Felicia Day, Alan Cumming!) read the new translation of Beowulf by Maria Dahvana Headley.
We also mentioned the excellent memoir-writing guide On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King.
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