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In this read-along book club podcast, Erika Ensign and Lisa Schmeiser reread, reconsider, and “re-feel” epic novels they both loved in their youth — Julian May’s Saga of Pliocene Exile and Galactic Milieu series.

Podcast artwork by Antony Johnston; podcast theme by Null Device.

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In this read-along book club podcast, Erika Ensign and Lisa Schmeiser reread, reconsider, and “re-feel” epic novels they both loved in their youth — Julian May’s Saga of Pliocene Exile and Galactic Milieu series.

Podcast artwork by Antony Johnston; podcast theme by Null Device.

    Magnificat

    Magnificat

    We’ve reached the end! Time to cover the final book about this “magnificent family of weirdo psychic Kennedys”. Just one more ep of the podcast to go, when we’ll wrap up the entire nine-book epic!...

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Diamond Mask

    Diamond Mask

    The Galactic Milieu drama continues with a female protagonist and a corker of a final line!...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Jack the Bodiless

    Jack the Bodiless

    We have started the final trilogy of Julian May’s epic series with a book that asks “what if the Kennedys, but psychic?”...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Metaconcert

    The Metaconcert

    Intervention concludes with a fairly epic showdown. There’s some dark, dark stuff here, but it’s such a wild ride! And Uncle Rogi continues to be a lovely old crank....

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Surveillance

    The Surveillance

    After travelling six million years into the future, Lisa and Erika grapple with a tonal shift, but it’s a shift that feels pretty good once we settle in — in great part because Uncle Rogi is a cantankerous delight!...

    • 1 hr 25 min
    The Adversary

    The Adversary

    Julian May wraps up the Saga of Pliocene Exile. As usual, we have thoughts! And feelings! Who got a good ending? Who got the shaft? How did this strike us now as compared to our first times through? All this and more if you just hit “Play”....

    • 1 hr 26 min

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