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In episode 289 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson discusses his novels 2312 and Aurora. He talks about his treatment of the themes of serious ecological problems on Earth and humanity attempting to expand across the solar system (and beyond). Mr. Robinson also talks about what his 2016 Robert A. Heinlein award means to him, and offers a brief mention of his next book, New York 2140.
Also in this episode:
Steve Cordle reviews the Richard Kadrey novel The Everything Box.
Marianne Petrino gives a rating of three chans to the anime series Kamigami no Asobi.
There is also a brief segment about The Last Man on the Moon a recent documentary which pays tribute to recently deceased astronaut Eugene Cernan.