Ten minutes with… is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they’re reading right now and what’s getting them through these difficult times.
Gary spends a few minutes with Jack Skillingstead and 2021 WorldCon Guest of Honor Nancy KressÂ talking about reading science; Jane Austen, Star Trek, and the comforts of an orderly world; the appeal of Hollywood biographies; and revisiting old favorites like Philip K. Dick, Robert Bloch, and Roger Zelazny.
Books mentioned include:
- Sea Change by Nancy Kress
- The Eleventh Gate by Nancy Kress
- The Chaos Function by Jack Skillingstead
- Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe by Brian Greene
- The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene
- The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene
- Zelda: A Biography by Nancy Mitford
- The Ragman’s Son by Kirk Douglas
- Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand by William J. Mann