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Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem In New Orth, an aut by which an incorrigible fraa or suur is ejected from the math and his or her work sequestered (hence the Fluccish word Anathema meaning […]

Galactic Center Series

Gregory Benford’s Galactic Center Series

I am embarking on another series read for 2015.  Gregory Benford’s Galactic Center Series.  I make no promises that I will finish the series in 2015 considering I’m also reading […]

Review: Halting State by Charles Stross

Halting State by Charles Stross was not the book I was expecting.  As a gamer and MMORPG player the book piqued my interest based on the description.  Instead of getting […]

Consider Phelbas by Iain M. Banks

Review: Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks

IV. DEATH BY WATER Phlebas the Phoenician, a fortnight dead, Forgot the cry of gulls, and the deep seas swell And the profit and loss.           […]

Culture orbital

Iain M. Banks’ Culture Series Reading Order

With Iain M. Banks’ sudden and untimely death in 2013 I took it upon myself to gather some of his works and at last begin working through his Culture (spoilers at that link) […]

Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Review: Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Before delving in to the Revelation Space universe I first suggest perusing the chronology and consider reading the books in order. This is Part 7 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

The Forever War

Review: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

Note:  This is a guest review by Michael. The Forever War is an entertaining novel with an interesting mix of science fiction, war and social issues.  In this classic science […]

Slow River

Review: Slow River by Nicola Griffith

Let’s get this right out of the way.  Slow River is not a science fiction novel.  It’s categorize and pigeon-holed as such, but at best it’s speculative fiction, a category […]

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