Episode 315: Liz Bourke, Niall Harrison and Debut Novels of 2017
This week, we are joined by distinguished critics Niall Harrison, late of Strange Horizons, and Liz Bourke, whose latest collection of reviews and essays is Sleeping With Monsters: Readings and Reactions in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Aqueduct), to discuss the debut novels of 2017 that we’re all excited or curious about. Here are some of the titles that come up in the discussion:
There's a long list of debuts with links to reviews and ordering here.
Here are specific recommendations and shout-outs from Liz and Niall:
Books that I have read and recommend:
Books that I am particularly keen to read that other people did not
mention (i.e. excluding Goss, Newitz, Brown):
A first fantastic novel rather than first novel, but excellent:
Not a novel at all, but a notable debut:
As always, our thanks to Liz and Niall.
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