Episode #281 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction features an interview with award winning author and game designer Neal Stephenson. Mr. Stephenson talks about his latest science fiction novel, Seveneves. He discusses his reputation for including strong female protagonists, his life-long fascination with the space industry, and the many years it took to finish the book.
Also in this episode:
Colleen Cahill reviews Leviathan, the fifth book in Jack Campbell's The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier series.
Marianne Petrin gives her highest rating, five chans, to the animated feature film, Nocturna.
Note: The YouTube link only contains the interview portion of the show.