Summer Reading: Aliens, Microbes, Cocktails and More

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It's time once again for Robert, Joe and Christian to share a selection of fiction, nonfiction and comic book reads to enhance your summer travels -- or simply boost your reading list. Join your Stuff to Blow Your Mind hosts as they discuss volumes about alien worlds, space vampires, nuclear war, content creation, cocktails and more.

Books Referenced:

"Matter" by Iain M. Banks

"Blindsight" By Peter Watts

"Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free" by Cory Doctorow

"House of Penance" by Peter J. Tomasi, Ian Bertram and Dave Stewart

"The Left Hand of Darkness" by Ursula K. Le Guin

"I Contain Multitudes" by Ed Yong

“Kill Six Billion Demons” by Tom Parkinson-Morgan

“Raven Rock" by Garrett M. Graff

“The Drunken Botanist” by Amy Stewart

Various Genre Fiction Publications (The Dark, Nightmare, Apex, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Cemetery Dance, Black Static, Lovecraft eZine)

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