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Eurosong_2012_1In which we recommend books to buy as presents, books we love, books we made, and basically BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS. 


Alisa's picks: 2012; Trucksong; A Trifle Dead; Rosaleen Love’s Twelve Planets collection; the entire Twelve Planets suite (get them while they look the same! especially Love & Romanpunk) 

Alex's picks: Temeraire by Naomi Novik; Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman; Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal; Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin; House of Suns by Alistair Reynolds 

Tansy's picks: Glitter and Mayhem; Chicks Unravel Time; The Wife in Space; The Worst Witch books by Jill Murphy; Creature Court trilogy (Power and Majesty) 

Culture Consumed: 
  Alex: Reap the Wild Wind, Julie Czerneda; Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman 
  Tansy: Flying Higher eds by Michael Damian Thomas & Shira Lipkin [download free from Smashwords], Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time 1-4, Supurbia by Grace Randolph, Elizabeth Sladen the Autobiography, The She-Hulk Diaries by Marta Acosta 
  Alisa: Glamour in Glass, Mary Robinette Kowal 

BLATANT PLUG: Songs For Europe, two short plays about Eurovision & war by John Richards of Splendid Chaps & Lee Zachariah of the Bazura Project on this week only as part of the Melbourne Fringe.

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chrome_rollerIn which, Hugos.

Tansy, Alisa and Alex gather only minutes after the Hugo ceremony to discuss the results!

Hugo winners The Stats, Statbadgers! Tansy's Hugo Post 


The Silent Producer apologises for the sound quality on this issue due to recording difficulties.

Culture Consumed: 
Alex: The Adventures of Alyx, Joanna Russ; BSG rewatch yet again; The Memcordist, Lavie Tidhar; Firebugs, Nina Kiriki Hoffman 
Alisa: KickAss 2; Enchanted Glass, Diana Wynne Jones; Ugly, Robert Hoge 
Tansy: Fringe Season 1, Dorian Gray Season 2, Ugly, Robert Hoge 

Plugs: Splendid Chaps Nine/Women, featuring Tansy: September 15 
Glitter & Mayhem released and partying, glitter skate style. 

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