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Escape the Earth

A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Podcast

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Timothy Johnson
13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy,
San Antonio, TX 78249

A Book Group with a Podcast

Escape the Earth is a monthly Sci-Fi/Fantasy podcast brought to you by the San Antonio Public Library Foundation. Each month our co-hosts discuss a title from a wide range of voices in the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres. We highly encourage listeners to read the books we discuss. All our selections are available in the SAPL catalog.

Things to Know


The Escape the Earth podcast is geared toward adults, which means some content may not be appropriate for younger audiences.


Listen to episodes on SoundCloud or wherever your favorite podcasts are found.

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What We're Talking About Now

Past Reads and Podcast Episodes

Future Reads

Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse

Fevered Star

May 2023

Rosewater by Tade Thompson


June 2023

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

The Windup Girl

July 2023


Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Who Fears Death

August 2023

Jade City by Fonda Lee

Jade City

September 2023

Rosebud by Paul Cornell


October 2023

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Snow Crash

November 2023

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Gideon the Ninth

December 2023

The Stars Undying by Emery Robin

The Stars Undying

January 2024

Finna by Nino Cipri


May 2024

Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett


June 2024

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Education

September 2024

Flux by Jinwoo Chong


October 2024