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Ten minutes with... is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they're reading right now and what's getting them through these difficult times.
Scholar, photographer, editor, artist, author, and winner of many Ditmar and Aurealis Awards Cat Sparks joins Gary to discuss the comparative experience of Australia vs the US in the current crisis, her own doctoral research in SF and climate fiction, missing out on ICFA this year, the attractions of comfort-reading mysteries, the virtues of Paul J. McAuley, and her forthcoming collection of stories.
Books mentioned include:
- Dark Harvest by Cat Sparks
- The Ruth Galloway series by Elly Griffiths
- The Quantum Magician by Derek Kunsken
- War of the Maps by Paul McAuley
- Monstrous Heart by Claire McKenna
- Repo Virtual by Corey J. White
- The Dublin Murder Squad series by Tana French