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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading every genre, whether we like them or not! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.

Aug 3, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Cyberpunk fiction! We discuss the aesthetics of neon and grime, cultural fears and xenophobia, techno-pessimism, survival and revolution, noir fiction, and more! Plus: When cybernetic implants meet body horror!

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In this episode

Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ Edwards

Battle of the Books 2021

Things We Read (or tried to…)

Other Media We Mentioned

Links, Articles, and Things

17 Cyberpunk books by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) Authors

Every month Book Club for Masochists: A Readers’ Advisory Podcasts chooses a genre at random and we read and discuss books from that genre. We also put together book lists for each episode/genre that feature works by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) authors. All of the lists can be found here.

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Join us again on Tuesday, August 18th we’ll be talking about media we’ve recently enjoyed not related to the podcast!

Then on Tuesday, September 7th we’ll be talking about the format of Flash Fiction.