Episode 21: An Uncertain Grace by Krissy Kneen

Introduction

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In episode 21, we discuss An Uncertain Grace by Krissy Kneen.

Shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize, Krissy Kneen’s An Uncertain Grace is a novel told in five separate but linked parts.

Virtual storytelling, shared consciousness, gender fluidity, love and romance, jellyfish and rising oceans, An Uncertain Grace is novel that draws together elements of sci-fi and erotica and poses some big questions around gender and sex and the impact of climate change.

Show Notes:

The Stella Interview: Krissy Kneen on An Uncertain Grace: https://thestellaprize.com.au/2018/03/an-uncertain-grace/

An Uncertain Grace: https://thestellaprize.com.au/prize/2018-prize/an-uncertain-grace/

An Uncertain Grace by Krissy Kneen: https://www.readings.com.au/review/an-uncertain-grace-by-krissy-kneen

A Fluctuating Charm: An Uncertain Grace: https://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/fluctuating-charm-uncertain-grace/

Krissy Kneen tackles morality and mortality in An Uncertain Grace: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/krissy-kneen-tackles-morality-and-mortality-in-an-uncertain-grace/news-story/6b353b08a53ec9eacb8952d0f68cd265

An Uncertain Grace review: Krissy Kneen hits top form with sci-fi and erotica: https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/an-uncertain-grace-review-krissy-kneen-hits-top-form-with-scifi-and-erotica-20170522-gwa7na.html

Krissy Kneen An Uncertain Grace: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/2017/03/31/uncertain-grace/14885460004287

Krissy Kneen: An Uncertain Grace: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/booksandarts/krissy-kneen-an-uncertain-grace/8442262

Recommendations:

Kirby:

The Dream podcast

Shirkers documentary

Neve:

‘The Woman Dies’ by Aoko Matsuda 

‘Robin DiAngelo, an agent of change’ by Leah Jing McIntosh

‘White fragility: Why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism’ by Robin DeAngelo 

Fi:

‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney

‘The Gathering’ by Anne Enright

‘Traumata’ by Meera Atkinson

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