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Alastair Reynolds

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Alastair REYNOLDS & Brain RADIO!

What The If?

A very special episode. One of the world’s greatest living science fiction authors, ALASTAIR REYNOLDS returns to the show! Al riffs with us on a concept he created in his “REVENGER” series: what (the!) if we could communicate our THOUGHTS via RADIO? Al takes us on an incredible, insanely imaginative adventure through a world in which you better be careful what you’re thinking when you're “talking” to your friends! What would the details of the technology be like, how would it make you feel, how would society be changed by such an astounding invention? This is a true tour de force of sci-imagination.Alastair Reynolds’ most recent book is the gripping, mind-bending adventure novel, “Eversion” https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/alastair-reynolds/eversion/9781668604250/Learn more about Al on his website: alastairreynolds.com. ---Check out our membership rewards! Visit us at Patreon.com/WhattheifGot an IF of your own? Want to have us consider your idea for a show topic? Send YOUR IF to us! Email us at feedback@whattheif.com and let us know what's in your imagination. No idea is too small, or too big!Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe at WhatTheIF.comKeep On IFFin',Philip, Matt & Gaby

55mins

9 Sep 2022

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Ep. 37: Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds

Atoz: A Speculative Fiction Book Club Podcast

Space opera you can use to prop open a door. Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by become a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Lovecraft? Poe? Check out Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Trekker? Join us on Lower Decks: A Star Trek Podcast. Want to know more about the Middle Ages? Subscribe to Agnus: The Late Antique, Medieval, and Byzantine Podcast.

38mins

27 Jan 2022

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SFBRP #469 – Alastair Reynolds – Absolution Gap – Revelation Space #3

Science Fiction Book Review Podcast » Podcast Feed

Luke and Juliane talk about a book VERY full of science fiction goodness: Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://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: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html Check out listener recommended books: https://www.goodreads.com/lukeburrage

59mins

12 Oct 2021

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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.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr

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!

What The If?

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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