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Andreas and 1 other person liked Andreas's review of Deathbird Stories :
Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison
"I've outsourced reviews of short stories to my blog. If you're curious, read it there or just follow the review-links below

Summary: Ellison linked 19 stories, which were previously published between 1960 and 1974, with a common topic: new gods of..." Read more of this review »
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The Sandman, Vol. 5 by Neil Gaiman
The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You (The Sandman #5)
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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For unknown reason - must be some gut feeling - I don't read the Sandman books in order and rather do cherry picking. After volume #4, #7 and #9 this was my forth choice.

It's the story of Barbie who is known in her dreamland as princess Barbara. The
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Dawn of the Algorithm by Yann Rousselot
Dawn of the Algorithm
by Yann Rousselot (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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This ARC was kindly provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

This collection of poems has surprised me. When you read them aloud (and you should) you will feel the power of the words, carefully put together to shout into your face. Yan
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We Regret to Inform You by Tim Fredrick
We Regret to Inform You
by Tim Fredrick (Goodreads Author)
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Tim Fredrick explores in his stories the beginning and the end of relationships. Most of them are one sided affairs without a future. Proximity and cautious signals sparkle i
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Andreas and 8 other people liked David's review of Japanese Destroyer Captain:
Japanese Destroyer Captain by Tameichi Hara
"This book really made me want to break out one of my World War II wargames. Come to think of it, I don't have a good WWII wargame simulating naval combat in the Pacific...

Tameichi Hara was, as the title indicates, the real deal — a Japanese destro..." Read more of this review »
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Gene Wolfe
“My definition of good literature is that which can be read by an educated reader, and reread with increased pleasure.”
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“The same authorities who insist upon beginnings, middles, and ends, declare that Great Literature (by which they mean the stories they have been taught to admire) is about love and death, while mere popular fiction like this is about sex and violence. One reader's sex, alas, is another's love; and one's violence, another's death.”
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