Reader's Room: Extending Yourself

The Reader's Room talks about speculative fiction, science, and technology. This month, we ask what kinds of changes you might make to your body to improve your work, or better reflect your beliefs.

We also talk about the transhumans in Alistair Reynolds' new book, Elysium Fire, and his 2008 book The Prefect, as well as some of the people and technology taking us forward.

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Reader's Room: When One Thing Changes

This month we talk about the possibilities of making a single change in reality, and I get caught up on Charles Stross's Laundry Files novels.

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Reader's Room: Building Worlds

Reader's Room ponders the best speculative fiction and and science for the month. This edition we look at how and why authors create specilatve worlds, and their impact on storytelling.

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Reader"s Room: Sentimentality

Reader's Room ponders the best speculative fiction and and science for the month. This month we talk about how we become attached to technology and Analee Newitz's new novel Autonomous. And there's a little piece of original flash fiction up front.

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Reader's Room: Searching for Answers

Reader's Room ponders the best speculative fiction and and science for the month. This week we talk about searching for answers in the wake of worldwide disaster and local tragedy, and N. K. Jemisin's Broken Earth trilogy.

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