Sweconpoddar 85 – Where is the borderline? Is it speculative or realistic fiction?


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The Clarke Award 2017 was given to Colson Whitehead for The Underground Railroad. Was it really sf/f? Is it enough to add an sf trope to make it science fiction? Are there any other examples of borderline cases? And how are they treated by book shops and reviewers?

Participants: Flemming Rasch, Ian Sales, Patrik Schylström, Linda Carey, Nahal Ghanbari (moderator)

The music is from Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 3.0

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