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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Great hard science fiction novel! An astronaut marooned on Mars, fights to survive and contact Earth. This story is based on real actual technology, no warp drive or "beam me up Scotty" here!
Another great thing about this book: it was a debut self pu...more
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Iceworld by Hal Clement
Iceworld
by Hal Clement
read in February, 2014
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Hard Sci-fi from the fifties! By an american WWII pilot and science teacher, this is as good as they get when you do it for the fun, the way it's supposed to be done. Back then, that is before Asimov turned sci-fi into cool literature for a few decad...more
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Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff
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Zuckoff pulls it off: this is at the same time an adventure book, and a pure non fiction account of a plane crush and subsequent saving operation in New Guineea during World War II. As a bonus, you'll get some interesting anthropological interludes a...more
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Under the Dome by Stephen King
Under the Dome
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Emo pulp fiction with a sci fi twist, King is a good sport and trudges along but this is not even close to some of his best books. The form is there, nice clean writing, good tension build-up, but the substance is missing.
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
read in August, 2013
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The way I see it, this is a very nihilistic story. Life can be misery, one needs to become a brute in order to survive and yet, there is nothing to stop one from making this ordeal into a happy story. No, this is not the story of a mad man. It's a st...more
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Luna e o doamna cruda by Robert A. Heinlein
Luna e o doamna cruda
by Robert A. Heinlein
read in November, 2013
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Dan Burcea wants to read 24 books in the 2013 Reading Challenge
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