Have you ever walked into a book store and just froze? Us too. We'll talk you through it. Plus we announced the May book pick and Tanith Lee fans will be happy! Because it's by Tanith Lee! Also the wrap-up for We Are Legion (We are Bob).
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WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Veronica: Flying Fish IPA
Tomp: It seems some helpful people have asked another bunch of helpful people about the Wheel of Time series on the Amazon chat service and they got a mixed result but most of the answers was that Yes it's on the way. Check out the four chats on wheeloftime.tv
The Fall of Gondolin will be the second “new” Tolkien work to be released in two years, following the release of Beren and Lúthien in May 2017. Edited by Tolkien’s son Christopher Tolkien, and illustrated by The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings artist Alan Lee.
Netflix confirmed that its adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's The Witcher books will be 8 episodes long and shot primarily in Poland.
Mark: 11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read. The list includes several science fiction and fantasy classics, plus non-fiction on artificial intelligence and more.
And as John (Nevets) pointed out they are just books Musk has mentioned in previous interviews, not a list Musk compiled as a recommendation.
Amazon is developing a TV show based on William Gibson’s ‘The Peripheral’. Scott B. Smith is writing and and Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan are signed on as executive producers. The Peripheral takes place in two different futures, connected through a virtual reality game. One is relatively close to our present, the other is several decades further along, after society has collapsed.
Keith says: "The track record for bringing Gibson to the screen, big or small, isn't exactly sterling (or Bruce Sterling)""
BARE YOUR SWORD
The Martian is a prequel to The Expanse
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Night's Master (Tales from the Flat Earth) by Tanith Lee
We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor
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We Are the Bob (We Are the Legion)
Words by John (Taloni)
Music by Tanya