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Podcasts > S&L Podcast - #238 - W.E.B. Dubois' 1908 GoT Reference

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Veronica Belmont (veronicabelmont) | 1666 comments Mod
A newly-discovered short story from W.E.B. Dubois called “The Princess Steel” seems to anticipate elements of Game of Thrones and Doctor Who. Plus, we kick off the book with the talking horses!

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Mark (markmtz) | 2242 comments The story and an essay about it appear in the latest issue of PMLA.

You'll need access via a library with a subscription.

Sean Lookielook Sandulak (seansandulak) | 429 comments If you take a drink every time Tom and V mispronounce a word, you could easily polish of forty kegs of beer.

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Tamahome | 6118 comments The talking horses kind of sound like Avatar.

Joanna Chaplin | 1175 comments Tamahome wrote: "The talking horses kind of sound like Avatar."

Except unlike the aliens with ethernet ports from the Avatar movie, these horses are wifi enabled. :)

The only real problem I have with reading Lackey's Heralds of Valdemar series is that we're probably unlikely to also read her Five Hundred Kingdoms series, at least for a while. And I suspect that the genre-savvy concept of The Tradition from that series would tickle the fancy of many of the members. They are also newer books with more even prose then her earlier works.

Stephen Richter (stephenofllongbeach) | 1318 comments Progressives from the "Turn of the Previous Century " loved the looking into the future trope. The most famous
Looking Backwards The wiki explains all:

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