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All These Worlds – Bobiverse Book 3 – (2017)

All These Worlds -Bobiverse Book 3 (2017) Dennis E. Taylor Well here we are at the conclusion (?) of the Bobiverse trilogy. Bob, Bill, Will, Howard etc   need to wrap things up. They better develop the android bodies so they … Continue reading

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The Glass Universe 2016 Dava Sobel

Glass Universe (2016) Dava Sobel Another great read from Dava Sobel. This one is about the fascinating group of women who worked in the Harvard Astronomy Lab during the period from before the turn of the century to the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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Assassination Generation (2016) David Grossman

Assassination Generation (2016) David Grossman Preachy, pretentious, self indulgent and probably right…. Probably need an antidepressant before and / or after reading this. The premise is that our media culture of movies and video games predisposes our youth to violence. … Continue reading

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Android’s Dream (2006) John Scalzi

Android’s Dream (2006) John Scalzi   Do Android’s Dream of Electric Sleep? – Phillip k. Dick Scalzi is channeling Heinlein in this fun book that includes aliens (multiple), artificial intelligence, genetic experimentation, religious cults, and corrupt government officials (what’s new?). … Continue reading

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MoonBreaker (2017) Simon R. Green

MoonBreaker (2017) Simon R. Green Another installment of Simon Green’s SF/Fantasy spoof on 007 / James Bond. There are of course the references to Dickens – Edwin / Eddie Drood. It is a direct sequel to Dr. Doa in the … Continue reading

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American Gods (2001) Neil Gaiman

American Gods (2001) Neil Gaiman I read (heard – audio book with George Guidall narration) this book in 2003 but with the new TV version thought it might be fun to review it now. Characters ·      Shadow Moon – An ex-convict … Continue reading

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Algorithms to live By (2016) Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths

Algorithms to Live By THE COMPUTER SCIENCE OF HUMAN DECISIONS Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths   How many people do you need to date before you can be confident that this one is “the one”? 37.   You need to have benchmarked … Continue reading

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