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.
- The Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson (Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars)
- Packing For Mars by Mary Roach
- Alone In Antarctica by Felicity Aston
- Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea by Steven Callahan