Category Archives: Book Review

Dopesick (2018) Beth Macy

Dopesick(2018) Beth Macy Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America Wow.  I thought I knew something about the opioid crisis but it turns out I had no idea. For instance, I had no notion that a drug company (Perdue … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bellwether (1996) Connie Willis

Bellwether(1996) Connie Willis Well this is easy. Connie Willis is one of my very favorite authors.  I stumbled upon her when I found To Say Nothing of The Dog.  It was a real gem.  Full of the fun of time travel … Continue reading

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Revenge of Analog (2016). David Sax

Revenge of Analog  (2016) David Sax What do paper notebooks,  vinyl records, film, and board games have in common?  They are all examples of a persistence or reversion to old school modes as delivered by David Sax.  Is this a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicone Valley Startup. (2018). John Carryrou

Bad Blood:  Secrets and Lies in a Silicone Valley Startup  (2018) John Carreyrou Thomas Edison must be rolling over in his grave.  Elizabeth Holmes had a lot of hubris to name her miserable lab tester after the great inventor.  Well, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Terminal World (2010) Alistair Reynolds

Terminal World (2010)  Alistair Reynolds Finally!  A novel that I would welcome being extended to a series but gratefully has not been.   A stand alone book about the distant future.  I grunge plunge into a post apocalypse world that then dips … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reboot (2013) Amy Tintera

Reboot   (2013)   Amy Tintera Reboot (or is it Reboot 1?) is a variant zombie story.   The virus that brings people back does not necessarily create a zombie however.  In this book, a super human is created.  Stronger, faster, super healing.  The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Only Human (2018) Sylvain Neuval

Only Human (2018) Sylvain Neuvel Book three of Neuval’s Themis Files series.  My least favorite. (Sleeping Giants and Waking Gods)  This is basically a family affair with Victor and Eva (and Rose as a surrogate mother) trying to work out what … Continue reading

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