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The SF Universe of Alastair Reynolds "Revenger"

Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

Daniel and Jorge talk about solar sails, artificial planets and black holes! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 5mins

25 Jun 2020

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Episode 390: Ten Minutes with Alastair Reynolds

The Coode Street Podcast

Ten minutes with... is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they're reading right now and what's getting them through these difficult times. Today Alastair Reynolds spends ten minutes talking with Jonathan about unexpectedly sunny weather in Wales, the challenges of focussing on reading and work at the moment, the immersive pleasures of diving into an enormous book by Neal Stephenson, and much more. Books mentioned include: Bone Silence by Alastair Reynolds Anathem by Neal Stephenson The Best of Gene Wolfe by Gene Wolfe The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas Made to Order by Jonathan Strahan Comet Weather by Liz Williams

13mins

17 Apr 2020

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#3 Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days by Alastair Reynolds

andyjohnson.xyz

A look at the book Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days (2003) by British sci-fi author Alastair Reynolds. The first novella "Diamond Dogs", concerns the exploration of a deadly tower on an uncharted alien world; the second novella "Turquoise Days" is set on an ocean world inhabited by the mysterious, alien "pattern jugglers".Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/andyjohnson)

4mins

14 Apr 2020

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ALASTAIR REYNOLDS: Come Fly With Me... To MARS!

What The If?

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our listeners around the WORLD! We’re celebrating with an encore presentation of one of our most popular episodes ever, with one of the greatest Science Fiction authors of all time, ALASTAIR REYNOLDS as our guest! PRE-ORDER his exciting upcoming novel, BONE SILENCE at your local bookstore or on Amazon! https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0819W4456/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i10Al brings a whopper of an IF, loosely inspired by one of his newest stories, "Different Seas" which he wrote for the new prophetic anthology, "TWELVE TOMORROWS" from MIT Press.WTiF Elon Musk sent a bunch of dummy bots to the red planet into whose bodies we could transport ourselves, via telepresence, and explore from the comfort of our own home? It's just like being there!But WTiF there's other bots being run around the planet, too, by people who's minds may be filled with the itch to cause mischief... or murder??? Watch your back, you n00b!---ALASTAIR REYNOLDS is a science fiction writer based in Wales. A former space scientist, he turned from studying pulsars and binary stars to fiction. He's now the author of sixteen novels and more than seventy short stories. His work has been shortlisted for the Hugo, Arthur C Clarke and Sturgeon awards, and he's won the Seiun, Sidewise, European Science Fiction Society and Locus awards. His stories have been adapted for stage and television.VISIT his website: alastairreynolds.comCheck out the TWELVE TOMORROWS anthology: mitpress.mit.edu/books/twelve-tomorrows--------REVIEW the show: itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1250517051?mt=2&ls=1SUBSCRIBE for free: pod.link/1250517051Thanks & Keep On IFFin'!-- Philip & Matt

1hr 2mins

1 Jan 2020

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103 - Alastair Reynolds!

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Best selling author ALASTAIR REYNOLDS is our guest! He's Philip's favorite author on the planet and one of the world's most popular Science Fiction writers. Al brings a whopper of an IF, loosely inspired by one of his newest stories, "Different Seas" which he wrote for the new prophetic anthology, "TWELVE TOMORROWS" from MIT Press.WTiF Elon Musk sent a bunch of dummy bots to the red planet into whose bodies we could transport ourselves, via telepresence, and explore from the comfort of our own home? It's just like being there!But WTiF there's other bots being run around the planet, too, by people who's minds may be filled with the itch to cause mischief... or murder??? Watch your back, you n00b!---ALASTAIR REYNOLDS is a science fiction writer based in Wales. A former space scientist, he turned from studying pulsars and binary stars to fiction. He's now the author of sixteen novels and more than seventy short stories. His work has been shortlisted for the Hugo, Arthur C Clarke and Sturgeon awards, and he's won the Seiun, Sidewise, European Science Fiction Society and Locus awards. His stories have been adapted for stage and television.VISIT his website: alastairreynolds.comCheck out the TWELVE TOMORROWS anthology: mitpress.mit.edu/books/twelve-tomorrows--------EINSTEIN'S WAR by our very own MATT STANLEY is also in stores now! The Washington Post says "Stanley is a storyteller par excellence." A starred review recipient from KIRKUS, PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY, and BOOKLIST. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/608113/einsteins-war-by-matthew-stanley/9781524745417REVIEW the show: itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1250517051?mt=2&ls=1SUBSCRIBE for free: https://pod.link/1250517051Thanks & Keep On IFFin'!-- Philip & Matt

1hr 5mins

23 Jul 2019

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#9 Short story VS Animation- Beyond the Aquila Rift by Alastair Reynolds

The BookBoys: with Max & Eloi

We talk about a short story called Beyond the Aquila Rift and compare that piece of literature to the animated adaptation. Hope you enjoy, love ya!

22mins

31 Mar 2019

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SFBRP #392 – Alastair Reynolds – Revenger – Revenger #1

Science Fiction Book Review Podcast » Podcast Feed

Luke reviews Revenger by Alastair Reynolds. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: http://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: http://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: http://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html Check out listener recommended books: http://www.goodreads.com/lukeburrage

28mins

28 Mar 2019

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StarShipSofa No 574 Alastair Reynolds

StarShipSofa

PATREON SUPPORT NOW STANDING AT 433 – LAST WEEK 437 HELP US GET TO 500 PATREON SUPPORTERS.Main Fiction: "Belladona Nights" by Alastair Reynolds Originally published in The Weight of WordsAlastair Reynolds is science fiction writer who has been published since 1990. He specialises in dark hard science fiction and space opera. Reynolds read physics and astronomy at Newcastle before earning a PhD from St Andrews, Scotland. In 1991, he moved to Noordwijk in the Netherlands where worked for the European Space Research and Technology Centre, part of the European Space Agency, until 2004 when he left to pursue writing full-time. His latest novel, Shadow Captain, was published in January 2019.Narrated by: Cian Mac MahonCian Mac Mahon is an Irish Software Engineer who in a past life was the world’s youngest professional podcaster, ran a radio station and very nearly ended up being a journalist. While he hopes to some day revive his show which podfaded many years ago, he now spends most of his free time playing about with cameras and cooking, as old microphones and sound-desks lurk in the shadows, right at the edge of eyesight Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46mins

6 Feb 2019

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SFBRP #359 – Alastair Reynolds – Elysium Fire – Prefect Dreyfus Emergency #2

Science Fiction Book Review Podcast » Podcast Feed

Luke and Juliane talk about the new book set in the Revelation Space universe, and the followup to The Prefect, Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: http://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: http://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: http://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: http://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html Check out listener recommended books: http://www.goodreads.com/lukeburrage

40mins

5 Feb 2018

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StarShipEchoes March 25th 2008 Alastair Reynolds

StarShipSofa

A story from March 2008 Aural Delights No 17 Alastair ReynoldsMain Fiction: Sledge Makers Daughter by Alastair ReynoldsNarration: Diane Seversonn Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/starshipsofa.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr

5 Jan 2018

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