Tag Archives: Philip K. Dick

Book Review: Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein

Heinlein has always struck me as the weakest of The Big Three. His writing isn’t as good, his stories often lacking in any truly big or interesting ideas. He always felt more like a holdover from the adventure magazine days … Continue reading

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Book Review: United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas

Look, I saw a book with a giant mech on it and proclaimed itself about United States of Japan. This was worth a laugh, an ‘ah, how silly’, because indeed it was silly. But then something changed. I saw an endorsement … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death’s End by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3)

“Life is not a fairytale.” This is the operative truth at the heart of this novel and Cixin Liu is willing to wield a four dimensional hammer to make sure that particular nail gets hammered home. This book is brutal. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Futurological Congress by Stanislaw Lem

Technically the third in the four book series “From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy” there doesn’t seem to be any holdover pieces of plot from whatever came before and one can, so it seems, approach it without any bloody idea of … Continue reading

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