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March 27, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Episode 31: A Podcast of Three Cities

On this episode, we're talking about cities so vibrant they might as well be characters in their own right! Our tentpoles are “The City Born Great” by N.K. Jemisin, the Mortal Engines movie, and City of Lies by Sam Hawke.

What We’ve Been Reading/Watching

The Magicians
The Wicked King by Holly Black
My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Feris
Symphony for the City of the Dead by M.T. Anderson


Other Stuff We Mentioned

Leningrad Symphony
The Hunger Games
Mortal Engines [book]
Discworld series
City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
Watching the English by Kate Fox
City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Twilight Robbery by Frances Hardinge
The City & the City by China Miéville
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
Howl’s Moving Castle
Georgette Heyer
Zen Cho
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville
Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Nightvale from the Welcome to Nightvale podcast
He Says He Is An Experimental Theologian by ErinPtah
Episode 2 of Be The Serpent: Personality Taxonomies & Shouting About Hogwarts Houses
Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy
City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett
Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities
The Great Cities in History by John Julius Norwich
The Expanse
Battlestar Galactica
Stargate Atlantis


For Next Time

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis


The transcript of this episode is available here. Three cheers for the scribes: Millie, Sara, Kelly, Neharika!!!

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