Tag Archives: Dan Simmons

Write Reads #42 The Party Wall by Catherine Leroux

Has everybody done their reading for this podcast? We hope so because spoilers abound in this episode and this is the type of novel that will be seriously ruined by spoilers (or even reading the back of the book, as … Continue reading

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Write Reads #41 The Back of the Turtle by Thomas King

This is an unprecedented podcast with Tania and Kirt recording in two different locations. If you want to find out Tania’s secret location you will have to listen to the podcast. That’s just the way it is. Our lack of … Continue reading

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Write Reads #40 The Horseman’s Graves by Jacqueline Baker

Our 40th podcast and our May Mystery pick gone and got done (finally)! Tania opens a dialogue about how this book qualifies for our mystery month and Kirt offends fundamentalist Christians and Germans. It’s really a great podcast and a … Continue reading

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Write Reads #39 Birdie by Tracey Lindberg with Laura from Reading In Bed

We’re actually on time with the podcast for a change. The fates conspired to allow us to get together with Laura from Reading In Bed for her third stint as guest host. Things went as swimmingly as they always do … Continue reading

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Write Reads #37 The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

Tania was sick, then Kirt was sick, and then WordPress was sick. Sorry for the long delay!  Unfortunately, several of the events we mention in our podcast have already happened. Hope you enjoyed them if you knew about them. However, … Continue reading

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Guarding the Fortress

I have recently read two novels that explore a post-literate future: Olympos by Dan Simmons and Red Rising by Pierce Brown. Both scenarios present horrific and disastrous consequences for these post-literate humans. You could say that it is kind of … Continue reading

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The Research Rabbit Hole and Its Dangers

In several of our podcasts Tania and I have discussed the problem of information overload in some of the books we’ve read. I think that it’s a topic that deserves a post of its own as it has been weighing … Continue reading

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