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Review: “The Dark Forest” by Liu Cixin

The Dark Forest Liu Cixin; Joel Martinsen ★★★★ ½ Tor, 2015. “The universe is a dark forest. Every civilization is an armed hunter stalking through the trees like a ghost, gently pushing aside branches that block the path and trying to … Continue reading

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Puppies Kenneled as the Hugo Award Winners Announced

After much weeping and gnashing of teeth over the past four months, the Hugo Awards were announced tonight at Sasquan in Spokane. Despite being reported to the police as potentially inciting violence, David Gerrold hosted the ceremonies with plenty of humor … Continue reading

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Ann Leckie Recommends…

Our second list of author recommendations has a repeat title on it. I’m sensing a pattern here. And while she didn’t wax as poetic as Scott Lynch, this year’s Locus-Award winner Ann Leckie offered an excellent sampling of recent and … Continue reading

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Three Body Problem in the Hugo Race

With Marko Kloos’ withdrawing his novel Lines of Departure from consideration for the Best Novel Hugo award, Liu Cixin’s magnificent Chinese space opera, The Three Body Problem, was added to the shortlist.  Originally released in 2008, the novel was released in English, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon — A Look at My Most Anticipated Books for 2015

I’m already starting to plot my yearly reading schedule, and realizing that I probably won’t be able to touch everything I want, especially since some will involve reading (or rereading) series to get caught up. But here is a by-no-means … Continue reading

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