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What I’m Reading: A Darkling Sea

A Darkling Sea by James Cambias is a story of first contact between humanity and a seemingly primitive race of intelligent crustaceans …

The Bowl of Heaven

What I’m Reading: The Bowl of Heaven

The Bowl of Heaven is a “tremendous object in space” novel, similar in scope to Niven’s original Ringworld books. Like Ringworld, it involves a massive construct …

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What I’m Reading: Mistborn

Mistborn is the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s Final Empire series. The setup is simple enough: imagine if the hero destined to …

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

What I’m Reading: The Way of Kings

I’ve enjoyed Brandon Sanderson’s work completing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series; he’s nailed the town and narrative stye of Jordan while …

What I’m Reading Now: Reamde

Neal Stephenson is one of my favorite authors — Snow Crash is one of the best cyberpunk novels ever written (Stephenson was …