S&L Podcast - #290 - Let’s Get Stuck in Fantasyland!

Neil Gaiman makes sure the American Gods TV show is prepared for the sequel he hasn’t even written yet, why the Invisible Library doesn’t need to change the world to be awesome, and a plea for regular folks to get back to Fantasyland.

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Silvana: BBC is going to adapt China Mieville's The City and the City. Noir thriller in a Mieville world. Sold.
David: The 2016 BSFA Award winners were announced this past weekend at Eastercon: (BSFA is the British Science Fiction Association, and Eastercon was held in Birmingham, England, this year.) Europe in Winter by Dave Hutchinson won Best Novel, and "Liberty Bird" by Jaine Fenn won Best Short Fiction. 
Michele: New update on Wheel of Time tv show
Aaron: Independent Bookstore Day is Sat April 29

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in addition to authors, live music, cupcakes, scavenger hunts, kids events, art tables, readings, barbecues, contests, and other fun stuff, there are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not online."
Nokomis.FL: Neil Gaiman isn't letting Starz spoil the sequel to his book, American Gods with their television adaptation, though the book won't be available soon.
Matthew: I really enjoyed this and all of Joe Hills work so far so hope a show based on it is good as well  (Hulu doing a Pilot based on Joe Hill's comic Locke & Key
What's your favorite scientific explanation of magic in fiction?
Why Doesn't Anyone Get Stuck in Fantasyland Anymore?
May Book will be:     
The Long Way to a A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
May Book Briefing on Patreon

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman
TIL: The Ending (Full Spoilers)
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