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Galactic North (Revelation Space)
4.05
I'm not sure short stories are really Alastair Reynolds's strong point. The Revelation Space series of novels are some of my favourites, featuring lon ...more
Jan 22, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
The Science of Discworld II: The Globe
3.91
As always, Pratchett's short story which interspersed the science chapters was interesting and entertaining. What let this book down for me was the sc ...more
Aug 05, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.99
I accidentally heard an abridged version of this, and so the story felt a little thin, but the idea was interesting, so in a few years I'd like to rea ...more
May 08, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
Wind Energy Generation: Modelling and Control
3.50
It has all the content, but the explanations are lacking. I found this book very useful for finding out the names of things that I would need to consi ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
 
Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
4.12
Good ideas, it's obviously an important book, and the overall concepts are well explained, but it's a bit lacking in examples.
Oct 19, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
 
Flight Dynamics Principles
4.50
Having skimmed through a few others, this seems to be the best recent book around on the subject. Most things are nicely explained, but it would be ni ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Nov 27, 2011
 
2312
3.39
Lists (1): insufferable main characters, lack of plot, lists, unfinished extracts from textbooks, lists, melodrama, some interesting ideas, lists, rep ...more
Jun 05, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
 
Smith
4.38
Very clumsily written. This book seems to be trying to be like the Hitchhiker's Guide, with the same sort of silly take on sci-fi, but is lacking the ...more
Jun 07, 2014
Dec 12, 2012
 
Zoo City
3.65
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not set
Aug 23, 2013
 
Shadow of the Giant (Ender's Shadow, #4)
3.97
None
Sep 09, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
Eon
3.84
None
Dec 25, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
Version Control with Subversion
3.52
None
Jul 02, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
 
The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master
4.32
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not set
Apr 03, 2012
 
Code Complete
4.24
None
Mar 28, 2013
Oct 07, 2012
 
Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)
3.83
None
Jun 19, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
 
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
4.09
None
Feb 2008
Feb 04, 2009
 
Magician: Apprentice (The Riftwar Saga, #1)
4.17
None
not set
Jul 25, 2012
 
Neverwhere
4.16
None
Jul 31, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.96
None
May 2008
Feb 04, 2009
 
Behind the Scenes at the Museum
3.93
None
Aug 02, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
The Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch
3.92
None
Apr 19, 2013
Dec 26, 2011
 
Nation
4.02
None
Sep 20, 2010
Sep 10, 2010
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.81
None
Feb 14, 2013
Dec 25, 2012
 
Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
4.20
None
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Judas Unchained (Commonwealth Saga, #2)
4.27
None
Jun 15, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
4.00
None
not set
Feb 04, 2014
 
Thief of Time (Discworld, #26)
4.21
None
Sep 06, 2010
Sep 10, 2010
 
Thief of Time (Discworld, #26; Death, #5)
4.21
None
not set
Oct 15, 2014
 
Spin (Spin, #1)
3.99
None
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 10, 2012
 
The Antipope
3.70
None
not set
Dec 26, 2013
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