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Blindsight by Peter Watts

Blindsight by Peter Watts

Good science fiction entertains. Cerebral science fiction questions. Great science fiction does both. Blindsight is great science fiction about humanity's first contact with a truly alien species ... perhaps even more alien than the humans sent to make that contact.

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Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets

It’s no secret that I’m an Alastair Reynolds fan.  His mixture of astrophysics, space opera, and gothic noir really scratches my space opera itch, especially his Revelation Space setting.  All of his books, that I’ve read thus far, have been solid …

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Review: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Seveneves

(Header art by WETA Workshop) This review contains minor spoilers. That last time I posted an article about Neal Stephenson it was after reading his monstrous, brilliant, and, some would say, inaccessible novel Anathem.  In that review I point out this …

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Review: Roadside Picnic

Roadside Picnic

(Header concept art by Alex Andreev.) I am SO behind on my book reviews at this point that I plan on posting abbreviated versions going forward just to catch up.  I finished Roadside Picnic several years ago and picking my brains …

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