Show Notes for Episode 2.11 Check out the episode below: Quick notes from the episode: Want a copy of The White Plague for yourself? Support the podcast and local bookstores by purchasing a copy from our Bookshop store: Folio Facts: this week, Jennifer researched the oldest printing press in British North America. Perhaps unsurprising, America’s […]
Tag: science fiction
Our spooky season bonus episode is on Jeff VanderMeer’s ANNIHILATION and its accompanying blockbuster. A book that defies categorization, and a movie that is more definitively science fiction: which one will come out on top?
Time is absolutely flying by this year, or is it just us? Spooky season has already passed and Thanksgiving in the US will be here before we know it. November is also the last month of Season Two.
BBE’s October Sneak Peek October is finally here, and with it, the start of spooky season! Bring on the pumpkins, the apple cider, the black cats, and copious amounts of candy. Here at BBE, we have tried our very best to reflect the scary and supernatural in our book picks for this month. This is […]
Show Notes for Episode 1.17 Check out the episode below! Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right. Isaac Asimov, Foundation Quick Links from the Episode The big three of science fiction (i.e. the folks considered to be the founding members of the modern genre): Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, […]
Show Notes for Episode 2.5 Quick Links from the Episode Folio Facts: What is the oldest bookstore in the world? The answer is Livraria Bertrand, or Bertrand bookstore, in Lisbon, Portugal. First founded in 1732 by Pedro Faure, Bertrand has survived nearly three centuries of continuous operation. To learn more about this store, as well […]
Show Notes for Episode 2.4 Quick Links from the Episode Folio Facts: You may have heard of the Library of Alexandria, tragically lost in a fire. But have you heard of the sacking of the Library of Baghdad? Called Bayt al-Hikma, or the House of Wisdom, this enormous repository was the hub of caliph-sponsored scholarship […]