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The Remaking of Sigmund Freud by Barry N. Malzberg
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This book could be a prime example that our surrounding and mindset has almost as much to do with our enjoyment of a novel as the content. 'The Remaking of Sigmund Freud' has everything that an SF reader should want in a novel, originality, humor, co...more
The Void Captain's Tale by Norman Spinrad
The Void Captain's Tale
by Norman Spinrad
read in January, 2012
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I've talked before about SF authors setting their sights a little too high, and some of the novels nominated for the Hugo or Nebula getting by more on concept than actual delivery. In my review of 'Dark Universe' I talk a little about Samuel Delany'...more
Among Others by Jo Walton
Among Others
by Jo Walton (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2013
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I really liked this book,

I put a review up at www.allthenominees.blogspot.com
Steel Beach by John Varley
Steel Beach
by John Varley
read in October, 2012
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This book was supposed to be reminiscent of Heinlein's work and really bring to mind 'The Moon is a Harsh Mistress,' but I thought Varley borrowed more ideas from 'Triton' by Samuel Dalany. I really wish he'd stuck by what the book was seeming to be,...more
Mockingbird by Walter Tevis
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I loved this book, though it might be the most depressing book I've ever read.

I wrote a longer review at https://allthenominees.blogspot.com
A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
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I'm blown away that someone could write a book so long in which nothing actually happens

I wrote a longer review at http://allthenominees.blogspot.com

But it says pretty much the same thing.
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
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This novel shows that nuclear war is just as frightening today as it was seventy years ago.
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
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This is one of the saddest books I've ever read. Hard to believe it is set in the same universe and written by the same author as 'To Say Nothing of the Dog.' I definately did not expect it to end the way it did.

I've been trying to read all the books...more
Dark Universe by Daniel F. Galouye
Dark Universe
by Daniel F. Galouye
read in February, 2011
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I've been trying to read all the nominees for either the Hugo or Nebula award. I started a blog to write a review of every book I finish and I just wrote one for this one. Check it out at www.allthenominees.blogspot.com

thanks.
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2011 Reading Challenge
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James Broussard has completed his goal of reading 80 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
 
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