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Team Meeting (FAQ)


Alright, so before I being this massive (lol) dive into the deep space of one of BioWare’s greatest works, I need to explain a few things. 343 more words

Jeff Vandermeer

January 2018 Reading Review

New Year Thoughts

I had two New Year thoughts around reading (resolutions is too strong a word).  Firstly, I have a lot of books just sort of hanging around, part-read or intended to be read but now passed over.  1,483 more words

Book review of Salt by Adam Roberts

This book review of Salt by Adam Roberts was written in 2000 for the website Infinity Plus.

Victor Gollancz, 2000, £16.99, 248pp, ISBN 0-57506-896-5… 832 more words


The Thing Itself (2015) by Adam Roberts

How to begin to review this book?

‘Start here: how do we know there’s anything out there?’
‘What – in space?’
‘No: outside our own brains.

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Speculative Fiction


I am conscious of (one of) Adam Roberts‘* projects, seeking “to write a short story for every sub-genre and premise that SF has made famous; to assemble a collection in which I can try my hand at all the hackneyed old conventions …”. 254 more words

Reading diary, #58

This is the last but one Reading diary post before my 2017 reading is all written up. And then, of course, I’ll have to start documenting my 2018 reading… Which I hope to do more frequently and more diligently than I did in 2017. 1,893 more words


The Real-Town Murders by Adam Roberts

Continuing along my current sci-fi kick and SapphicAThon, The Real-Town Murders was yet another book I picked up thanks to a review in a lit mag. 306 more words

Book Review