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My Review of Homo Deus

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari My rating: 4 of 5 stars Harari is an historian, which is the lens he uses here to think about the future. What he attempts to do is to … Continue reading

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My Review of Witch World

Witch World by Andre Norton My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first in the classic Andre Norton Fantasy series, and it sets up the series pretty well. Simon Tregarth is a soldier who got into trouble with … Continue reading

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My Review of Archie Meets Nero Wolfe

Archie Meets Nero Wolfe: A Prequel to Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe Mysteries by Robert Goldsborough My rating: 3 of 5 stars The Robert Goldsborough books continuing the Nero Wolfe stories of Rex Stout are undoubtedly controversial among fans of Wolfe, … Continue reading

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My Review of

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams My rating: 5 of 5 stars Douglas Adams is one of the best writers of humorous Science Fiction (which is how I am classifying this, though you could, I suppose, call it … Continue reading

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My Review of Envoy to New Worlds

Envoy to New Worlds by Keith Laumer My rating: 5 of 5 stars There aren’t too many people who can write humorous Science Fiction, but Keith Laumer does it in these classic stories. This book starts off the series, and … Continue reading

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My Review of The Magicians

The Magicians by Lev Grossman My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book starts out as a kind of “cousin” to Harry Potter when Quentin Coldwater gets invited to apply to a college for magic. He has done sleight-of-hand stuff … Continue reading

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My Review of Africa: A History

Africa: A History by Alvin M. Josephy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was interested to read this book because I know so little of African history, and this was a good introduction to get an overview of that … Continue reading

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My Review of Leviathan Wakes

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey My rating: 5 of 5 stars You may have seen a TV series called The Expanse. Well, this is the book that started it. Kind of. I have been to a few panels with … Continue reading

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