In Conversation: 2019 Recap, Book Stats, & Reader Questions
Matt & Adrian sit down for a chat looking back at 2019—which books ended up being our favorites, which episodes did we like, and how did we do in terms of diversity of authors, genres, and guests?
A big thanks to everyone who has stuck with us for two years now! Or who have just begun listening—we hope you'll stick around.
In addition, we were asked by a listener on Twitter (@spectologypod) to talk a bit about our favorite fantasy books, so we do that at the end. Here's a list of everything we mention (amazon links are affiliates):
* Bear Daughter by Judith Berman (now back in print!)
* The Steerswoman series by Rosemary Kirstein
* The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
* Finna by Nino Cipri
* The Deep by Rivers Solomon
* The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
* The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip
* The Dying Earth (now published as Marizan the Magician) by Jack Vance
* The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolf
* The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
* The Cradle series by Will Wight
* Jade City by Fonda Lee
* The Tensorate series by JY Yang
* Monkey (an abridged translation of Journey to the West) by Arthur Whaley
* The Worm of Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison
* The Ghormenghast trilogy by Mervyn Peake
* The Nightland by William Hope Hodgson
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