Susanna Clarke • S1 E11

While Oscar and Neal guide you through Susanna Clarke’s labyrinth, remember: the beauty of the House is immeasurable; its Kindness infinite.

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Science fiction is a genre of high highs and low lows. Join Neal and Oscar as they sift through awards lists looking for gold. If you're looking for something new to read, or just like deep dives into criticism, then Night Spice is for you.

The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin • S1 E10

Night Spice lands on the forbidding world of Winter to explore its strange ways.

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Kurt Vonnegut • S1 E9

Night Spice travels in time to 1969 to experience Kurt Vonnegut’s classic anti-war novel. Then we travel back to 2020 to review it, thirteen years after the author’s death. So it goes.

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The Curse of Chalion

Lois McMaster Bujold • S1 E8

Neal and Oscar unravel the intrigues and mysteries of The Curse of Chalion.

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Samuel R. Delany • S1 E7

We love talking about language, and so does Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17.

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Robert Sawyer • S1 E6

Night Spice sets its sights on Robert Sawyer's sprawling space opera Starplex.

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More Than Human

Theodore Sturgeon • S1 E5

Neal and Oscar examine Theodore Sturgeon’s More Than Human, one of the first sci-fi books to be popularly recognized for literary merit. Spoilers: it’s weird.

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John Scalzi • S1 E4

Join the intrepid crew of the Night Spice Book Review for a review of Redshirts by John Scalzi.

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The Lathe of Heaven

Ursula K. Le Guin • S1 E3

Neal and Oscar tackle The Lathe of Heaven, a mind-bending story of a man whose dreams change reality so completely that nobody else even notices.

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