“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 →

“The Wanderer” by Fritz Leiber Review

The Wanderer Author: Fritz Leiber Release Date: 1964 ** spoiler alert ** Now that I've read two of Fritz Lieber award winning books, I'm more confident saying I don't care for his writing. This book focuses on three main stories after a new planet shows up near our moon. Plenty of spoilers follow. The primary story,... Continue Reading →

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