In this episode, Perry Kaufman explains the difference between "hard" and "soft" science fiction and makes a couple recommendations (13:21), and Kristi Cates talks about books that readers of The Martian might also like (13:39). Plus, there's a new prize challenge.
Blindsight by Peter WattsRevelation Space by Alastair Reynolds
The Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson (Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars)Packing For Mars by Mary RoachAlone In Antarctica by Felicity AstonAdrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea by Steven Callahan
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