I read a lot and sometimes write about it. Mostly science fiction.


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Review: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

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I’m a sucker for podcast book recommendations, and you can get no higher authority in this field than the brilliant




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Ted Chiang

Review: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

The two collections, published seventeen years apart, both demonstrate Chiang’s ability to subtly weave very human stories using the mechanics of traditional science-fiction tropes. Yes, there are aliens and teleportation devices, time machines and androids, and artificial intelligence but these


The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

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Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

“You think that festering shithead can be renewed?” I said. “Burn it all down!” “Why would you want to harm so many people?” she asked gently. “It’s my country. It’s where I grew up. It’s being ruined by the leaders.


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A quick update on my Freewrite Traveler Indiegogo purchase.


Black Earth Timothy Snyder

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As we see flashes of an emboldened right-wing across Europe and the Americas, the thing that fascinates me most is how does a liberal, modern society transform into a population capable of killing on the scale seen during the 1930s

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