#2. The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu



 

In the second-ever episode of the Space-Biff! Book-Space!, Brock, Summer, and Dan read about physics conundrums, bad video games, and what happens when a convention of virtual reality nerds makes decisions for the rest of the world. That’s right, it’s The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu and translated by Ken Liu, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2015.

 

Next month: Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty.


#1. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin



 

Finally, in the first-ever episode of the Space-Biff! Book-Space!, we discover a novel about how people spend so much time focusing on their own problems that they can’t be bothered with what’s right above their own heads. Join Brock, Summer, and Dan as they discuss The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2016.

 

Next month: The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin.