Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals
3.35
None
Apr 15, 1998
Dec 29, 2008
 
3.67
None
May 06, 2000
Jul 16, 2009
 
Time Pressure
3.78
None
Jul 14, 1990
Jul 16, 2009
 
The Experiment
3.50
None
Oct 06, 1999
May 15, 2009
 
Brave New World/Brave New World Revisited
4.13
A rereading of a novel I first read in high school and have always loved. One of the great dystopian novels and more and more relevant all the time.
Jun 08, 2005
Jan 28, 2009
 
The Dying Light
3.69
This is a truly classic British style political novel with corrupt politicians, super-powerful organizations and slightly eccentric characters intent...more
Aug 12, 2009
Feb 15, 2010
 
Snow Crash
3.96
Second read for me this month... Stephenson is a fine story teller with a real knack for projections, trend lines and the ways technology might actual...more
Sep 22, 2012
May 13, 2009
 
Relentless
3.69
Dean Koontz is an addictive novelist and this novel was no different for me. A page turner about a likeable novelist who gets a bad review and ends up...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 17, 2009
 
Mountain of Black Glass (Otherland, #3)
4.02
see my review of #1
Oct 09, 1999
Jul 16, 2009
 
Sea of Silver Light (Otherland, #4)
4.09
see my review of #1
Aug 22, 2001
Jul 16, 2009
 
Lord of Emperors: Book Two of the Sarantine Mosaic
4.23
see my review of BK 1
Dec 13, 2000
Jul 16, 2009
 
River of Blue Fire (Otherland, #2)
3.98
see review of Number 1
Nov 1998
Jul 16, 2009
 
Frameshift
3.70
I am a fan of Sawyer...see previous reviews.
Jan 10, 1998
Jul 16, 2009
 
Factoring Humanity
3.76
see my previous remarks on Robert Sawyer
Dec 08, 1998
Jul 17, 2009
 
Son Of Heaven (Chung Kuo Recast, #1)
3.58
review to come as I get into the series.
Apr 03, 2011
Apr 10, 2011
 
Cryptonomicon
4.23
Stephenson is a genius...wild, crazy, learned and a whiz with words.
Jun 2005
May 13, 2009
 
Mona Lisa Overdrive (Sprawl, #3)
3.91
William Gibson may well write some of the great science fiction of our time.
Dec 10, 1989
Aug 22, 2009
 
Pictures at 11
3.61
A slightly futuristic science fiction novel about the media.
Jun 12, 1995
Jan 13, 2009
 
Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)
3.82
This is the first 'culture' novel, a long series begun by the Scottish writer Iain M. Banks. It is often described as a space opera...the sf equivalen...more
Jun 21, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
 
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
4.15
marvelous novel about conscinous and mathematics as well as corporate espionage and metaphysics...go for it
Apr 23, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
 
Nineteen Eighty-Four
4.09
A fourth reading of this book. Orwell is one of those writers I keep going back to and this is a classic.
Jun 12, 2005
Jan 28, 2009
 
Earth
3.88
Not a bad science fiction novel dealing with the potential ravages of environmental catastrophe and science run amok.
Mar 09, 1992
Jul 29, 2009
 
Prey
3.64
I suspect you have to love a thriller based on nano-technology...or at least you have to if you are the least bit nerdish.
May 13, 2002
Jan 22, 2009
 
Halting State
3.77
This is a decent Robot book...with a mix of ecological apocalpyse mixed in. Think of it as a dystopian robots can't kill humans story.
Aug 10, 2008
Jan 13, 2009
 
Timeline
3.76
Crichton spins a good yarn, not so much well written but intriguing plots mixed with fascinating mix of science and science speculation.
May 1999
Jan 22, 2009
 
Codex
2.96
an intriguing thriller about libraries, codexes and the facination with the same and some neat po-mo links to the worlds of computers and virtual real...more
Apr 10, 2004
Jan 31, 2009
 
Gods Behaving Badly
3.37
A very funny clever first novel. Brilliant conception and a lot on intriguing scences and the ultimate idea of Gods vanishing as we lose our belief is...more
Dec 08, 2007
Jan 31, 2009
 
You Are Not a Gadget
3.45
This is an astounding book and worth consideration, time, money...a marvelous meditation on technology/philosophy/religion and modern times. You do ne...more
Mar 10, 2010
Mar 12, 2010
 
Cyberbooks
3.42
A wry, slightly absurd book about the invention of the e-book. A terrific satire on modern life, especially publishing though no one is spared: media,...more
Feb 23, 2009
Feb 23, 2009
 
Brave New World
3.92
Reread this in the summer in anticipation of the year of Darwin. The idea of biology as destiny is one I wrestle with repeatedly and this helps put th...more
Aug 13, 2008
Feb 28, 2009
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