Episode 45

Weird SFF

Sharifah and Jenn discuss adaptation news for Tasha Suri and Leigh Bardugo, voting in the Hugos, favorite weird SF/F, and more.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journalthe Unusual Suspects Giveaway, and Golden State by Ben Winters.

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News

Netflix Orders ‘Shadow And Bone’ Series Based On Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse Novels

Hugo nominations are open! Hugo site to become a voting member;
Spreadsheet of Doom

Empire of Sand has been optioned!

Bandersnatch update: Netflix is getting sued by Chooseco

 

Books Discussed

Shout-out: Jeff VanderMeer, China Mieville, and Lauren Beukes

The Lonesome Bodybuilder by Yukiko Motoya, transl. by Asa Yoneda (tw: bodyhorror)

Long Division by Kiese Laymon (tw: family and racial violence, use of slurs)

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell (tw: rape; child abuse; suicide)

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyan (tw: racial violence, gun violence, violence against children, self harm)

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