Episode 009: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

Thank you for joining us this month for our discussion of The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers.

Next month we are reading The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

In this episode we mentioned:

Ada Lovelace

Linda Lovelace

Stellan Skarsgård

The Mary Sue – the nexus of pop culture and the uncharted universe: https://www.themarysue.com/

The Kitschies (The prize for progressive, intelligent, and entertaining literature with a speculative element): http://www.thekitschies.com/

Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction Book of the Year:  https://www.clarkeaward.com/

Also, here is some fan art of the Wayfarer crew. Do they look the way you imagined them? Artist: SebasP from the deviantart.com website


Can you Tell Me A Book You Would Also Like?


Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick


All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries) by Martha Wells


Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel


Moneyball by Michael Lewis


Nerd Word for Word Nerds

Erica: “Hoist with his own petard”

Trevor: “Craic”

Alan: “Legerdemain”

Kirsten: “Horse Opera”

WPL Programs and Services Mentioned


Tales at Night: Library Happy Hour with special guests Improvision


Time to Read is produced by Winnipeg Public Library. Your hosts today were Alan Chorney, Kirsten Wurmann, Erica Ball, and Trevor Lockhart. Our webmaster is Arryn Seburn. Our social media guru is Reegan Breu. Audio production and music by Dennis Penner

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