REVIEW: A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge

This is an excellent hard SF story, and it won the Hugo for good reason: well developed characters, complex but tight plot and subplots, a fine literary style, and intriguing prediction of technology, science, and societies. While I enjoyed Vinge’s Rainbows End, I think this is even better.

REVIEW: Middlesex by Jeffry Eugenides

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides My rating: 4 of 5 stars Written by the author of The Virgin Suices, this book won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003. As with most contemporary and literary fiction, the time frame jumps around, the point...

REVIEW: Hominids

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Robert Sawyer is one of Canada’s most popular science fiction authors, whose books are often nominated for Hugo and Nebula Awards. This novel won the 2003 Hugo Award for...

BOOK REVIEW: The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday

Amazon paperback For Kindle For iBooks The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday My rating: 5 of 5 stars Stoic Philosophy was popular in the ancient Roman world after being founded in the third century BC. It has...

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