15: The Big Book of Science Fiction – Show Notes

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First Segment

  • Defining Science Fiction
  • The Founders of Science Fiction
    • Mary Shelly, H.G. Wells and Jules Verne
  • Mary Shelly
    • Frankenstein – 1818
    • The Last Man – 1826
  • G. Wells
    • The Star – 1898
    • Other Notable Works
      • The Time Machine – 1895
      • The Island of DrMoreau – 1896
      • The Invisible Man – 1897
      • The War of the Worlds – 1898
    • Themes of Mary Shelly and H.G. Wells in Future Works
      • The Slynx by Tatyana Tolstaya – 2000
      • Baby Doll by Joanna Sinisalo – 2002

Second Segment

  • The Resume of Ann and Jeff Vandermeer
  • Books Specs
  • Goals of the Anthology
  • The Vandermeer Definition of Science Fiction
  • International Sci-Fi and the Current Era
  • Millenials and Sci-Fi
    • Pushing science fiction further into the mainstream
      • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
      • Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
    • More to Come from Ann and Jeff Vandermeer
      • The Big Book of Classic Fantasy
      • The Big Book of Modern Fantasy

Third Segment

  • Quality and Breadth of the Anthology
  • What Kyle Loves Most in Science Fiction
  • The Prescience of H.G. Wells
  • Increasing Excitement for the Genre
  • Tracking Down Czech Diplomats