Rucksack Universe Author and Pratchett Enthusiast, Anthony St. Clair joins us to wrap up our reading of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters. Is Granny Weatherwax a conduit for Pratchett’s righteous anger? Does Tom live next to Nanny Ogg? All these mysteries and more revealed.
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: The Dalmore 12 year old
Veronica: Bulleit Bourbon
Anthony: A delicious coffee stout of some description.
Joanna: It looks like Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is going to come out soon. 7-part miniseries
Clyde: A passage which was cut from A Wrinkle in Time has been found by Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter and published by the Wall Street Journal.
Tamahome: Don’t know if you covered the Arthur C. Clarke award nominees. It’s a juried award, different from the Hugo’s, and different from Arthur C. Clarke novels as well.
Dara: Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter
Dara: Cover reveal for Charlie Jane Anders’s debut novel All the Birds in the Sky was posted on Tor. Coming Feb. 2, 2016
Sky: Mark Lawrence (Empire of Thorns, Red Queen’s War) has a new 3 book deal from Harper Collins for “Red Sister”, this one featuring a female protagonist.
BARE YOUR SWORD
Hi Tom and Veronica,
Just wanted to drop a note quick and say that Tom I immediately thought oh man this is like Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy for fantasy too as I got into this book. It really has that same vibe and I also had no idea Pratchett’s work was like that. Fun stuff.
Also I am listening to the audio version and it appears to be an older recording so I could see why that has put some off but I am kind of enjoying the old school vibe.
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
io9 Guide to Discworld
Next month: Sword of Rhiannon by Leigh Brackett – discussion on how to obtain it in Goodreads.
EBook (Under the name Sea-Kings of Mars)
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