Hi all,I recently started reading a book and felt I needed to share. I'm a huge Sci-Fi buff and I just read The Shape of Things to Come by H.G Wells (Author of War of the Worlds). The book was…Continue
"I read Enders game a few years ago and was extremely disappointed.
Enders Game was casually sexist.
"A few girls. They often don't pass the tests to get in. Too many centuries of evolution are working against them."
"As one sci-fi fan to another, I would recommend reading His Master's Voice by Stanislaw Lem, a Polish author. A very good read and really different from other works of sci-fi that I have read. Little action in the book, it reads more like a…"
"I'm in the middle of Jacques Barzun's From Dawn to Decadence, a wide ranging and enlightening intellectual history of the Western (or Occidental, as Barzun calls it) world from 1500-ca 2000. (Even though I'm a literature…"
"I've heard great things about Hyperion, that's definitely on my list of books to read. Never heard anything about Agent of Byzantium but after reading a plot summary, I'll have to check it out.
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Fundamental Theory Of Existence.
I developed “FTOE “after reading Prof. Stephen Hawking's “A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME ". FTOE is Fundamental Theory…"
"I've said this before elsewhere, but I'm a big-time Robert Heinlein guy. My major bullets as it comes to him are:
Stranger in a Strange Land - a controversial classic from the time it was published, and, among other things, gives a…"
"Conservative Christian? Nah, Orson Scott Card is Mormon. A very crazy one, too. Readers tend to miss the Mormon symbolism he puts in his writing because not a lot of people are aware of what to look for. I dunno, I used to…"
"One of the books (actually a play) that started me on the road to enlightenment was "Inherit the Wind," by Lawrence and Lee. It's a fictional account of the Scopes Monkey trial in Tennessee in the 1920's. A good follow up to that…"
"Just over a year ago I wrote a science fiction book will attempt to attach the first three chapters to this. The book is called Hope's Landfall.
With reference to C.S.Lewis I would say that it is interesting reading the Chronicles…"
"My all time favorite is Hyperion by Dan Simmons. In large part it is Simmons' incredible writing skills that makes the book. If you are in to the Alternate History sub-genre, Harry Turtledove is the master. Harry…"
"Speaking of morals, a couple years ago I picked up Aesop's Fables. I hadn't read those stories (or had them read to me) since early elementary school. They're quite fun to read......and much more moral than the…"
"One book that turned around some of my thinking was "Lies My Teacher Told Me" by James W. Loewen. This book is from 1995 and tells the white wash of American history and the real reasons that other cultures do not like some of our…"
"Red Leaves, By Thomas H. Cook, didn't think I would like this one, but it gets really good in the middle and towards the end, I literally could not put it down.
Child 44, By Tom Rob Smith, I just have a thing with kids and murder…"
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