Episode 277: Books we’re looking forward to…

Episode 277: Books we’re looking forward to…

We nearly did it. We nearly stayed on topic… This week, we reminisce briefly about six years of the Coode Street Podcast (an anniversary we overlooked a few weeks ago), and then segue, after a few brief diversionary rambles, into a discussion of the books we are both looking forward to in the next six months or so, touching upon new books by Angela Slatter, John Crowley, Peter Beagle, Jeffrey Ford, Kameron Hurley, Alastair Reynolds, Ursula K. Le Guin, Christopher…

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Episode 218: Harlan Ellison, Bill Schafer and the Volcano

Episode 218: Harlan Ellison, Bill Schafer and the Volcano

We don’t often do this, but in recognition of Harlan Ellison’s 82nd birthday we thought we’d republish the episode from 2015 where Gary and Bill Shafer talked to Harlan about The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison. Although Jonathan wasn’t able to join us on this one,they got into some fascinating stories about Thomas Pynchon, Octavia Butler, Harlan’s famous house (including the “grotto”), the role of small-press publishers in the history of the field, and what…

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Episode 276: Storms, outages and awards

Episode 276: Storms, outages and awards

Winter is coming. Well, in Perth. An early storm huffed and puffed and knocked the power out part way through a ramble on awards and longevity (or something). We persevered. The power came back up and we rambled on.  This is an old-style episode about nothing much. If that’s your thing, then have at it! As always, we do hope you enjoy it. And we’re planning for MidAmericon!

Walter Jon Williams’ Impersonations

Walter Jon Williams’ Impersonations

So I’ve been working away. In amongst editing anthologies, pitching new ones, working for Locus, recording podcasts, and such, I’ve been working with the team at Tor.com to bring you some pretty exciting novellas and short fiction.  The latest one, Impersonations, is a fantastic novel-length adventure by Walter Jon Williams set in his Praxis series.  I love Walter’s work and I love this story, which features his longtime hero Caro Sula. While the book is not coming out till later…

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No episode this week

No episode this week

There won’t be a new episode of the Coode Street Podcast this week. Gary attending the Nebula weekend, so with one thing or another, we can’t seem to work out timing. We both figure you’ll all be fine till next week. You will, won’t you? Let us know what you’re going to do instead of listen to the podcast this week on Twitter at @coodestreet Like | Share