On Oddcast #67, the Liars Club interviews Science Fiction Grand Master Joe Haldeman and his wife Gay Haldeman about Joe’s seminal SF novel The Forever War, which won both the Nebula Award and Hugo Award, and has been in print continuously since 1974; about landing in an MFA program in Iowa; and about writing fiction while overly caffeinated. It’s a hilarious and informative dialogue all the way.
A few weeks ago, I posted a link to a review of the second half of the Shadowbridge duology, Lord Tophet.
And now out of the blue comes a somewhat late-to-the-party review of my short story collection from Golden Gryphon, Attack of the Jazz Giants & Other Stories. I have to thank reviewer Chris East for his very kind words as regards the stories contained therein. Going to go strut around and drink whiskey now (I know, I know—how’s that different from any other night?).
Living Grand Master of Science Fiction (and Nebula Award winning author) Samuel R. Delany joins Oddcast this week to talk about his latest novel The Atheist in the Attic, about a meeting between philosophers Leibniz and Spinoza set during a frightening period in the history of the Netherlands. Along the way he reveals how one early major work of his was lost forever, and also how he came to be called “Chip”.