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Book reviews by HPCf members
 Title   Type   Last Modified   Description 
Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny Document 2005-07-26 14:06:08 The 1967 classic Sci-Fi novel about a war between godlike humans for the fate of the rest of humanity. A great novel.
Callahan's Con - Spider Robinson Document 2004-07-26 15:31:46 Telepathic hippie barflies in Key West take on the Mob.
Book review: All Tomorrow's Parties - William Gibson Document 2003-07-10 14:47:26 A review of William Gibson's Science Fiction novel "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Book review: Titan - Stephen Baxter Document 2003-07-11 15:16:41 If Cassini/Huygens finds life on Titan next year, could NASA send a manned misison to follow up?
Review: Do androids dream of electric sheep? - Phillip K Dick Document 2003-07-11 15:14:33 The novel on which the film "Blade Runner" is based. Published in 1968.
Neal Stephenson - The Confusion Document 2004-07-26 14:50:12 I just finished volume 2 of the Baroque Cycle "The Confusion" by Neal Stephenson. Is it worth reading the 1600 pages in volumes 1 (Quicksilver) and 2?
Pattern Recognition - William Gibson Document 2004-07-26 16:02:35 A new Gibson novel that doesn't have AI's or cyberdeck jockeys.
Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan Document 2005-07-26 14:48:47 A quantum mechanical experiment at a remote research outpost goes awry. The very fabric of the universe starts to unravel, forming a vacuum that swallows everything in it's path and grows at half the speed of light. Teams of transhumans race to study or obliterate the never before seen object.
Coraline by Neil Gaiman Document 2003-12-17 18:15:29 Coraline is a children's book by Neil Gaiman, but I enjoyed it very much.
Stardust by Neil Gaiman Document 2003-12-18 21:08:57 Stardust, a fairy tail for adults, written by Neil Gaiman. It reads like a fairy tale, except for the parts that don't. Gaiman is twisted, and it shows.
 

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