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Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets

Short Attention Span Review™ Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds 3.5 While Reynolds does an excellent job with the setup, the ending of Slow Bullets is not as satisfying as I would have liked. It's left too open to possibilities unrealized. …

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Review: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson


Short Attention Span Review™ Seveneves 4.5 Want to learn about orbital mechanics in detail?  Want to learn about genetics?  Want to get your space science on?  Want to learn about nuclear propulsion?  Then this book is for you.  I like …

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Review: Roadside Picnic

Roadside Picnic

Short Attention Span Review™ Roadside Picnic 4.0 Roadside Picnic would make a fantastic movie or television show, if done correctly. There was a Russian adaptation filmed in 1979. Sadly it falls well short on production and interpretation of the novel, …

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Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Short Attention Span Review™ Anathem 4.0 Anathem is a juggernaut of speculative fiction; just weird and alien enough to be compelling; just smart enough to be intriguing; just dense enough to prop open even the heaviest of industrial strength vault …

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