Surviving in 'The Last of Us' Universe, Reading Recommendations, 'Doctor Who' Prep, and More Mailbag! | House of R


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Mal and Joanna answer a bunch of your mailbag questions and tackle your burning theories about what they love to see in the world of fandom.

Mal's Book Recommendations:

  • ‘The Great American Novel’ (Philip Roth)
  • ‘Watership Down’ (Richard Adams)
  • The works of Ursula K. Le Guin
  • ‘Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow’ (Gabrielle Zevin)
  • ‘Project Hail Mary’ (Andy Weir)
  • ‘The House in the Cerulean Sea’ (TJ Klune)
  • ‘The Once and Future Witches’ (Alix E. Harrow)
  • ‘This Is How You Lose the Time War’ (Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone)
  • ‘Station Eleven’ (Emily St. John Mandel)
  • Adapt: ‘Fairyland’ novels (Catherynne M. Valente)
  • Reboot: ‘The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy’ series (Douglas Adams)

Jo's Book Recommendations:

  • ‘The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards’ (Kristopher Jansma)
  • ‘All the Birds in the Sky’ (Charlie Jane Anders)
  • ‘Carry On’ (Rainbow Rowell)
  • ‘Circe’ (Madeline Miller)
  • ‘Night Watch’ (Terry Pratchett)
  • ‘Dealing with Dragons’ (Harcourt Brace)
  • ‘Fire’ (Kristen Cashore)
  • ‘Bitter Blue’ (Kristen Cashore)
  • ‘Any Way the Wind Blows’ (Simon Snow)

Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Joanna Robinson

Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman

Social: Jomi Adeniran

Addition Production Support: Arjuna Ramgopal

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