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Very few modern authors have the knack for presenting serious issues with so much light-hearted, yet insightful flair as Catherynne Valente. Her easy flowing prose is entertaining, inventive, and yet insidiously indoctrinates the reader into the author’s way of thinking. … Continue reading
I must confess that I have a problem with Neal Stephenson. Based on his past performance, I have high expectations for his works, so even when he delivers something as technically proficient as Termination Shock, with interesting ideas that hit … Continue reading
Good one-shot books are all too rare these days, but Reynolds is a master in this regard. He manages to create an entire new universe and write a concise story that comes to a satisfactory conclusion, even though he still … Continue reading
The Windup Girl is essential reading for the early 21st century. It deals with incredibly important themes in an accessible and very engaging fashion. The characters are all well fleshed out, the story is plausible, and the setting is exotic … Continue reading
Aurora is a difficult book. It’s technical and depressing. And yet, it’s one of the most accessible hard science fiction books I’ve read, with a compelling story and believable characters. For me, this book was a page-turner, and I feel … Continue reading