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SIX OF THE BEST… methods of faster-than-light travel

Warp speed. Light speed. Ludicrous speed. Which is the best?

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SIX OF THE BEST… books I discovered by accident

I know I’ve mentioned in the past that I subscribe to an e-book library that often gets pretty big dumps of books for borrowing. It’s not quite like going to the bookstore — you can’t just walk through the aisles … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Embassytown” by China Mieville

Unlike Kraken, Embassytown doesn’t force the reader to perform mental gymnastics to keep up with Mieville’s use of language. However, the book did take me quite a while to get through. There’s a lot to absorb, and a lot of … Continue reading

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