Bookbabble Episode 50: Desert Island Reads

Nov 1, 2009 by

Bookbabble Episode 50: Desert Island Reads 
Recorded 26 October 2009
Babblers: Bjorn, Lone, Marcel, Donny, with guest Umapagan Ampikaipakan

Synopsis:

Uma leads the group in listing each of our 5 desert island reads – books that we’d like to take with us when we get stranded in a desert island.  Some of us took some liberties on the topic and decided to list books they haven’t read that they’d like to bring, for whatever practical reasons. 

 

Show Length: 1:26:50 mins

 

Bjorn’s 5

Lone’s 5

 

Donny’s 5

 

 Uma’s 5

 

Marcel’s 5

 

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Links

 

[audio:http://m.podshow.com/media/17719/episodes/194959/bookbabbletheshow-194959-11-01-2009.mp3]

 

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Hugo Nominations 2009

Mar 21, 2009 by

The Hugo Nominations are now out!  Here’s are the nominees for Best Novel:

  • Anathem by Neal Stephenson (Morrow; Atlantic UK)
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury UK)
  • Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (Tor Teen; HarperVoyager UK) – you can also download this book for free here (it’s made available for free by Doctorow himself; all his books are freely available for download)
  • Saturn’s Children by Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit UK)
  • Zoe’s Tale by John Scalzi (Tor)
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