#005 - The S&L Podcast: Childhood's End (the beginning!)

How convinient! The 5th episode of the podcast falls on the eve of our 5th book, Childhood's End! Here are the show notes for today's episode:

Arthur C. Clarke
Built first telescope at 13.
Great fan of "Astounding Stories"
Served in Air Force through World War II
Attended King's College London and took a degree in physics and mathematics
Prelude To Space was published in 1951 (First published novel)
Also published a short story called "The Sentinel" which inspired Stanley Kubrick to make 2001: A Space Odyssey.
May don't realize 2001 the book is a novelization of the movie.
Won the Hugo and Nebula awards for 1973 Rendezvous with Rama
He was Knighted in 1998

Comments from Childhood's End Group

We are not Rocket Scientists

New Neal Stephenson Novel out September 9, 2008.

Books you might also be interested in.

Veronica's Pick
Belgariad and Mallorean:
by David Eddings

Tom's Pick
The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick

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#005 - The S&L Podcast: Childhood's End (the beginning!)