From bicycles to traveling drama troupes to harmless zombies, the post-apocalyptic narrative is full of more surprises than we would sometimes expect! This week, we’re exploring the post-apocalyptic with Brent Ryan Bellamy!

 

Brent Ryan Bellamy is a researcher and writer who specializes in post-apocalyptic literature.

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Found this article about bicycles and the apocalypse!

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Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven!

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Check out “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” by Ursula K. Le Guin

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and “The Sense of an Ending” by Frank Kermode.

 

 

Brent highly recommends The Only Ones by Carola Dibbell.

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Zone One by Coleson Whitehead is a novel that takes a unique approach to zombies.

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Can you name all the members of the Star Trek: The Next Generation cast?

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Share your favourite post-apocalyptic work with us @hardcoverradio. Thanks for listening!

 

We’re talking about fiction and Windsor with local author Alexander Zelenyj!

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Author of Songs for the Lost, Experiments At 3 Billion A.M., Ballads To The Burning Twins: The Complete Song Lyrics Of The Deathray Bradburys, and Black Sunshine.

 

Alexander’s most recent book, Songs for the Lost, is available through Eibonvale Press, your local Chapters, or at Juniper Books!

 

Check out excepts, releases, and other cool things Alexander’s working on at http://alexanderzelenyj.com/!

 

We’re going to leave you with a link to the entire Iron Maiden album this episode is named after. Thanks for listening!

Title: 'Early Years' DVD Images Artist: Iron Maiden Photographer: Ross Halfin Date: 01 October 2004 Copyright: Iron Maiden Holdings