Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy with Emma and Niba

Emma hypes up an option from June’s Feminist Book Club box, Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventures, edited by Lydia Rogue. Then, using the Realm of Elderlings series by Robin Hobb, Niba takes an in depth look into feminism in fantasy as we watch female and non-binary characters confront the societal expectations that attempt to define them in their fantastical world of magic, dragons and liveships. 

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Mentioned in this episode:

Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventures edited by Lydia Rogue

Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine (listen to Renee’s interview with Kali here!)

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay (check out Nina’s recap of our conversation with Roxane about this book here!)

Realm of Elderlings series by Robin Hobb (start with Assassin’s Apprentice here!)

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This episode was edited by Claudia Neu and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"

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