Author Chat: Mary Robinette Kowal (Author of The Calculating Stars & The Spare Man)

SFF Addicts

Oct 25 2022 • 1 hr 8 mins

Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal for a chat about her new novel The Spare Man, her Glamourist Histories and The Lady Astronaut series, the modern space race, building off of Dashiell Hammett's book The Thin Man (and its movie adaptations), what makes a good mystery, committed couples, compelling characters, dogs, puppeteering and much more.

Also, Mary Robinette was a panelist on Ep. 29 discussing "Modern Sci-Fi  Thrillers," which you can check out here.

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

- Our Fake History Ep. 146 - Who Was First in Flight? (Part 1)

- You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Mary Robinette Kowal is the award-winning author of The Lady Astronaut series, the Glamourist Histories series and more. She is also a co-host on the Writing Excuses podcast with Brandon Sanderon, Dan Wells et al. Her latest release is The Spare Man, which hit stores on Oct. 11th via Tor Books.

Find Mary Robinette on Twitter, her personal website or the Writing Excuses podcast

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Intro: "The Wind" by Astronoz

Interlude 1 & 2: “Crescendo” by Astronoz

Outro: “Cloudy Sunset” by Astronoz

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