TMTYR Episode #32: Practically Illiterate (Top 3 SF Books)

And now for something completely different! Eschewing the normal homework-heavy format, the Pavement Pounders discuss their lists of Top 3 Science Fiction books. This is a new thing they’re hoping to do more of, so be sure to get in touch with your suggestions for future lists, and let them know what you thought of this episode.

Perhaps using the Contact Form? (http://pavementpodcast.com/contact-us/)

The Lists!

Colin:

  1. The Martian, by Andy Weir
  2. Sentenced to Prism, by Alan Dean Foster
  3. Heir to the Empire, by Timothy Zahn

James:

  1. Sentence to Prism, by Alan Dean Foster
  2. Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card
  3. Jumper, by Steven Gould

Seth:

  1. Speaker for the Dead, by Orson Scott Card
  2. Blindness, by Jose Saramago
  3. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

Notes:
Sci-Fi Stack Exchange:
http://scifi.stackexchange.com/

Reddit thread on list philosophy:
https://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/3sqv10/looking_for_opinions_on_the_philosophy_of/

Our previous episodes mentioned on the show:
Jumper: (http://pavementpodcast.com/podcast/tmtyr-episode-29-we-mean-no-harm-to-your-planet-jumper/)
I, Robot: (http://pavementpodcast.com/podcast/tmtyr-episode-25-there-is-no-spooner-i-robot/)
The Martian: (http://pavementpodcast.com/podcast/tmtyr-episode-30-weir-science-the-martian-feat-matt-anderson/)

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