Hugos There Podcast #24: The Windup Girl, by Paolo Bacigalupi (feat. Nalini Haynes)

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Seth is joined by Nalini Haynes of Dark Matter Zine to discuss Paolo Bacigalupi’s 2010 Hugo Award winner, The Windup Girl.

Note: This is an unusual episode, in that it’s a bit more free-form than usual, with more time spent discussing the book’s themes, particularly those of the treatment of disabled persons.

Time Codes:

Start – 17:35 Intro/getting to know Nalini
17:36 – 32:34 Non-Spoiler discussion
32:35 – end Spoiler discussion

Notes & Links:

https://www.darkmatterzine.com/
https://www.dyshuman.com/
https://twitter.com/darkmatterzine
https://twitter.com/NaliniHaynes

References from the discussion:

The Triantiwontigongolope:
https://allpoetry.com/The-Triantiwontigongolope
Mitchell & Snyder on Representations of Disability in Narrative Fiction:
https://www.press.umich.edu/11523/narrative_prosthesis
Australia’s recent refugee issues:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28189608
Cane Toads
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cane_toads_in_Australia

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