“The Gods Themselves” by Isaac Asimov Review

The Gods Themselves Author - Isaac Asimov Released - 1972 I had never heard of this book before starting my Hugo/Nebula challenge, but I was looking forward to it as I enjoy Isaac Asimov and the dual Hugo/Nebula award winners tend to be some of the iconic works in the genre. Thankfully this did not... Continue Reading →

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“To Your Scattered Bodies Go” by Philip Jose Farmer

To Your Scattered Bodies Go Author:  Philip Jose Farmer Published:  1971 To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip Jose Farmer is my pick for the worst titled Hugo Award winner (so far, at least). I had a hard time remembering the title when people asked what I was reading, and even sitting down to write... Continue Reading →

“Ringworld” by Larry Niven Review

Ringworld Author:  Larry Niven Released:  1970 Ringworld by Larry Niven is probably one of the most famous science fiction books that I had not previously read. It’s the type of book that while I’ve been reading it in public places over the last week or so that friends and coworkers have stopped and mentioned that they’ve... Continue Reading →

“Stand on Zanzibar” by John Brunner Review

Stand on Zanzibar Author:  John Brunner Published:  1968 Stand on Zanzibar won the 1969 Hugo Award for best novel, beating (among other books) Rite of Passage which was a book I really enjoyed.  While Stand on Zanzibar was much more ambitious than Rite of Passage, I preferred Panshin’s book to Brunner’s though Zanzibar was still... Continue Reading →

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