Richard E. Grant invites authors, comedians, musicians, historians, actors, business leaders and philosophers to join him in the Penguin studios with five objects that inspired and shaped the writing of their latest book. #PenguinPodcast
September 19th, 2014
Episode 16 of 60 episodes
The sci-fi genre is filled with stories that look beyond our home on earth to other planets and galaxies which may, or may not, exist. As a race, we’ve developed an obsession with the idea that there are other living species out there, who want to take over our planet; why we haven’t decided they might be friendly is perhaps a reflection on us. Anyway, extra-terrestrial terror is a theme in hundreds of books, old and new.