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My Review of Dorsai!

Dorsai! by Gordon R. Dickson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This short novel is one of the classics of Military SF. It was initially published in serialized form, and you can tell because it is very episodic in form. … Continue reading

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My Review of The Storm Before The Storm

The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by Mike Duncan My rating: 5 of 5 stars I first encountered Mike Duncan from his impressive History of Rome podcast, which I listened to all … Continue reading

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My Review of After Shock

After Shock: The World’s Foremost Futurists Reflect on 50 Years of Future Shock—and Look Ahead to the Next 50 by John Schroeter My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a good book, but somewhat mixed by its nature. As … Continue reading

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My Review of Tips for Time Travelers

Tips for Time Travelers by Peter Cochrane My rating: 3 of 5 stars Peter Cochrane was the head of the research labs at British Telecommunications, and this book is a series of short essays on his ideas about future technologies. … Continue reading

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My Review of The Hobbit

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien My rating: 5 of 5 stars I imagine most people are familiar with this work, either from reading the original novel or from the recent film series. This book was written as a children’s fantasy … Continue reading

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