Posts tagged Science Fiction

Mysterious Book Report No. 297 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report Borne

Borne by Jeff VanderMeer MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26.00, 323 pages, ISBN 978-0-374-11524-1 With their uncanny ability to somehow tap into the future, science fiction writers have been stimulating readers minds for the past hundred and fifty years . . . usually with tales of science which benefits the human race as it propels us […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 199 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report No. 199 – Spark

Spark by John Twelve Hawks Doubleday, Random House, $25.95, 301 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-53867-1 My Oxford Dictionary defines the word dystopia as an imaginary place where everything is as bad as it can be . . . which makes it the exact opposite of utopia, and an ideal descriptor for end-of-the-world type literature. Lately, with the […]