Episode 230 of Fast Forward features an interview with author Harry Turtledove, the "Master of Alternate History". Mr Turtledove talks about how he started writing alternate history novels, and how writing alternate history compares to other forms of speculative fiction. This interview was recorded on October 17th, 2009, at the Capclave 2009 science fiction convention.
Also in this month's episode:
Colleen Cahill reviews Lawrence M. Schoen's novel, Buffalito Destiny.
Marianne Petrino reviews the anime series Magical Meow Meow Taruto.
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Episode 230 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction originally ran in December 2009.